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Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

From the ground motion to the dynamic properties of geomaterial, from theoretical model to laboratory testing, we have deep interest in the soil dynamics and earthquake engineering. Our researchers have various outcomes that provide more insights for the engineering practices and natural hazards.   

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Selected publications

Yang, J. and Yan, X.R. (2009a). Site response to multi-directional earthquake loading: A practical procedure. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 29, 710-721. (PDF)

Yang, J. and Sze, H.Y. (2011). Cyclic behaviour and resistance of saturated sand under non-symmetrical loading conditions. Géotechnique, 61(1), 59-73. (PDF)

Sze, H.Y. and Yang, J. (2014). Failure modes of sand in undrained cyclic loading: Impact of sample preparation. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 140(1), 152-169. (PDF)

Wei, X. and Yang, J. (2019). Characterizing the effects of fines on the liquefaction resistance of silty sands. Soils and Foundations, 59(6), 1800-1812. (PDF)

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