Cyclic Simple Shear Tests on Base Isolation Using Soilbags

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Soilbags have been understood to have the effect of vibration reduction and can be used as a kind of base isolation in building foundations. In this paper, a series of cyclic simple shear tests were carried out on soilbags filled with three kinds of soils under different vertical stresses to investigate the damping and stiffness characters of the soilbags. The results show that soilbags have a relatively high damping ratio and variable horizontal stiffness so that they can be used as base isolation materials.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 243-249)

Edited by:

Chaohe Chen, Yong Huang and Guangfan Li

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893-896

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.243-249.893

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S. H. Liu et al., "Cyclic Simple Shear Tests on Base Isolation Using Soilbags", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 243-249, pp. 893-896, 2011

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May 2011

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