volume 13, issue 3, P231-242 1976
DOI: 10.1139/t76-026
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Abstract: Large wharf gravity retaining walls are often constructed in areas of Canada where seismic activity of a level that has damaged marine structures in other countries can be anticipated. From a geotechnical viewpoint, much of this damage is related to the liquefaction of sands and silts in foundations or backfills. It is critical that zones of potential liquefaction be detected, and this may require more extensive field and laboratory testing than for static designs. Simplified procedures for evaluating the liq…

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