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Smoor, A.C. (author)
The impact of overburden pressure on shrinkage behavior of fine-grained soil is investigated by means of a shrinkage curve based on experimental data. It was found that to speak of shrinkage means that one must define the initial soil volume and occurring changes. Three definitions of soil volume were determined, based on settlement, horizontal ...
master thesis 2015
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Jager, T. (author), Smoor, A.C. (author), Tiehatten, B.M.H. (author), Wester, F.E. (author)
Iquique is an important city in the northern of Chile. For the coast of Iquique a seismic gap with a return period of 111 ± 33 years is present. Since the last big event in 1877 only 20 % of the accumulated seismic slip is released. The configuration of Iquique is such that a large future earthquake and subsequent tsunami would generate a...
student report 2015