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Liquefaction Analysis and Mitigation Procedures

Recommended Procedures for Implementation of DMG Special Publication 117: Guidelines for Analyzing and Mitigating Liquefaction Hazards in California has two objectives. The first objective is to present information that will be useful and informative to building officials so that they can properly and consistently review and approve geologic and geotechnical reports that address liquefaction hazard and mitigation. The second objective is to provide a broad-brush survey of some of the most common methods of analyses and mitigation techniques that will be useful to geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, building officials, and other affected parties.

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Landslide Analysis and Mitigation Procedures

Recommended Procedures for Implementation of DMG Special Publication 117: Guidelines for Analyzing and Mitigating Landslide Hazards in California has two objectives. The first objective is to present information that will be useful and informative to building officials so that they can properly and consistently review and approve geologic and geotechnical reports that address landslide hazard and mitigation. The second objective is to provide a broad-brush survey of some of the most common methods of analyses and mitigation techniques that will be useful to geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, building officials, and other affected parties. Read the SCEC News article about the release of the report.

Download the updated June 2002 document (PDF, 3.2 MB) for free.



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