Chapter 9. Seismic Design of Foundations and Soil-Retaining Structures

  1. David J. Dowrick

Published Online: 30 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470869356.ch9

Earthquake Risk Reduction

Earthquake Risk Reduction

How to Cite

Dowrick, D. J. (2005) Seismic Design of Foundations and Soil-Retaining Structures, in Earthquake Risk Reduction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869356.ch9

Author Information

  1. Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471496885

Online ISBN: 9780470869352

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Keywords:

  • three level design analysis;
  • aseismic foundation design;
  • horizontal interaction stresses;
  • shallow foundations;
  • soil-retaining structures;
  • trial wedge method;
  • piled foundations;
  • caissons and piers;
  • equivalent-static analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Foundations

  • Soil-retaining structures