Proceedings of the Eighth U.S.-Japan Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Countermeasures Against Liquefaction
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This volume contains the 53 papers presented at the most recent workshop of this US-Japan series addressing earthquake damage to lifelines and advanced technologies for characterizing liquefaction, mitigating risk to hazardous sites, and improving post-earthquake response and recovery. The papers are grouped into the following categories: response and design of pipelines subject to permanent ground deformation; design, mitigation, and rehabilitation of lifeline systems; advancing the state-of-the-art of liquefaction hazard mapping; fault ruptures, ground movement and their effects on structures; evaluation of seismic performance of lifeline systems; liquefaction potential and characteristics of soils by field and laboratory experiments; behavior of piles in liquefied and laterally spreading ground; ground motion characteristics and liquefaction. The appendices contain reports created in working group sessions, the workshop agenda, and a list of the workshop attendees.