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Subsurface characterization at ground failure sites in adapazari, Turkey
(ASCE-AMER SOC CIVIL ENGINEERS, 1801 ALEXANDER BELL DR, RESTON, VA 20191-4400 USA, 2004-07)
Ground failure in Adapazari, Turkey during the 1999 Kocaeli earthquake was severe. Hundreds of structures settled, slid, tilted. and collapsed due in pail to liquefaction and ground softening. Ground failure was more severe ...
Case Study: Izmit Domestic and Industrial Water Supply Build-Operate-Transfer Project
(ASCE-AMER SOC CIVIL ENGINEERS, 1801 ALEXANDER BELL DR, RESTON, VA 20191-4400 USA, 2004-06)
The "build, operate, and transfer model" (BOT) is a financing model, which is used in many developing countries to finance new infrastructure projects with private sector participation. The BOT method foresees the financing, ...
Diagnosis of the transition from rock soil in a granodiorite
(ASCE-AMER SOC CIVIL ENGINEERS, 1801 ALEXANDER BELL DR, RESTON, VA 20191-4400 USA, 2004-09)
This paper describes an attempt to develop a method to define when granodiorite loses its properties as a rock and transforms into soil material. The research program approached the problem from a mechanistic point of view ...