By Y. Kanaori
On seventeenth January 1995 an inland earthquake of 7.2 value happened lower than Kobe urban in crucial Japan. greater than 5,500 humans misplaced their lives. there has been colossal and severe harm to structures. Researchers and engineers have been surprised and astonished via the level of the devastation and death. floor motions, generated via the development have been a ways more than the seismic typical for earthquake-proof designs in Japan. fresh educational development within the fields of geology and geophysics, which might support to minimize the severity of seismic mess ups, has no longer been sufficiently utilized to the improvement of earthquake-proof designs. This booklet comprises thirteen unique and cutting edge papers of interdisciplinary examine spanning earthquake-proof expertise and energetic fault technological know-how (seven of the papers conceal issues about the 1995 Kobe earthquake).
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F ......... 1km" J i i"i i i ~ i,,,~' i i,. 71D-74:2km i i,i i i 1 / J ~"~ JJ 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 Date ( J U L Y 1993) Fig. 7. Example of water pressure record for the KWP-1 borehole during the period from July 1 to July 26, 1993. Open circles indicate occurrence of earthquakes: M, magnitude; D, hypocentral distance. The + signs indicate the lunar half-day cycle (M2 principal lunar). The water pressure record shows periodic fluctuation and some step-changes when earthquakes occurred.
Monitoring of inflow The monitoring point of inflow is located at KO-10 in the EL. 550 m drift. 5 m 2 from May 1993). 1 g. The tank is equipped with a siphon to drain excess water automatically. The measurement interval is set at 10 min. 3. Monitoring of electrical conductivity of groundwater The monitoring point of electrical conductivity of groundwater is located at KO-10. 2 laS/cm. The data are converted automatically into those for water temperature of 25~ The degree of electrical conductivity is highly dependent on water temperature, but the temperature of the inflow is stable at about 10~ The measurement interval is set at 30 min.
In press. , Oka, F. , 1995a. Cyclic constitutive model for sand using generalized flow rule and its verification with centrifuge tests. Proc. of 23rd JSCE Earthquake Engineering Symposium, pp. 329-332 (in Japanese). , Oka, F. , 1995b. A cyclic elasto-plastic model for sand based on the generalized flow rule and its application. In: Pande and Pietruszack (Editors), 5th International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics. Balkema, Rotterdam, pp. 57-62. , Oka, F. , 1995. A cyclic elasto-plastic model for sand and its application under various stress conditions.
Earthquake Proof Design and Active Faults by Y. Kanaori