In-Situ Tests on Liquefaction Potential of Subsoils

  • Ikuo Towhata
Part of the Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering book series (SSGG)


The evaluation of FL stated in Sect. 19.4 required laboratory tests on undisturbed soil specimens of loose sand. Undisturbed sampling of loose sand under the ground water table is not an easy job. The quality of samples might be poor unless an experienced engineer is engaged.


Stress Ratio Triaxial Test Fine Content Excess Pore Water Pressure Standard Penetration Test 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ikuo Towhata
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  1. 1.University of TokyoJapan

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