Haskell, JJM and Madabhushi, SPG and Cubrinovski, M (2012) Boundary conditions in physical model tests-the influence of deck pinning on the response of piled bridge abutments in laterally spreading soils. Geotechnical Special Publication. pp. 1988-1997. ISSN 0895-0563Full text not available from this repository.
Physical models are widely used in the study of geotechnical earthquake engineering phenomena, and the comparison of modelling results to observations from field reconnaissance provides a transparent means of evaluating the design of our physical models. This paper compares centrifuge tests of pile groups in laterally spreading slopes with the response of piled bridge abutments in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. We show that the model foundation's fixity conditions strongly affect the success with which the mechanism of response of the real abutments is replicated in the tests. © 2012 American Society of Civil Engineers.
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