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Seabed Mechanics By International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Seabed Mechanics
by International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

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Elsewhere commenting on the possibility I attended an informal (as in my defence package were items on landslips, clima- I then thought) meeting at Newcastle University in 1980 tology, cluster analysis applied to business development to discuss the subject of Seabed Mechanics.
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Seabed Mechanics: Edited Proceedings of a Symposium, sponsored jointly by the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), and held at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 5-9 September, 1983 by International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Symposia do not just happen, and those which venture on the Bureau of IUT AM. I was on the train like a into new territory happen even less frequently. Never- shot armed to the teeth with excuses. theless, faced by the challenge of organising such an I rehearsed my speech all the way down. I had event, many of us volunteer eagerly for the task. I am studiously opted for the environmental side of seabed not one of this select band. studies. I could prove it and produced papers on the Confronted by what at fIrst sight was but a casual correlation of geotechnical properties of the seabed invitation to consider whether I might be interested in with the populations of bugs that live there. Elsewhere commenting on the possibility I attended an informal (as in my defence package were items on landslips, clima- I then thought) meeting at Newcastle University in 1980 tology, cluster analysis applied to business development to discuss the subject of Seabed Mechanics. Professor - anything I could find to illustrate my dissociation Len Maunder, Head of Mechanical Engineering here at from Seabed Mechanics proper.

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Table of Contents


I Sub-Seabed Characteristics.- Section 1 - Strength and Consolidation.- - Modelling and the Consolidation of Marine Soils.- 1 In situ Void Ratio, Strength and Overburden Pressure Anomalies in Seabed Clays.- 2 Undrained Shear Behaviour of Quasi-overconsolidated Seabed Clay Induced by Cyclic Loading.- 3 Consolidation Properties and Stress History of Some Deep Sea Sediments.- 4 Settlement and Consolidation in the Laboratory of Steadily-deposited Sediment.- Section 2 - Submarine Slopes and Sediment Testing.- - Submarine Slope Failures.- 5 Slope-stability Analysis and Creep Susceptibility of Quaternary Sediments on the Northeastern United States Continental Slope.- 6 Analysis of Slope Stability, Wilmington to Lindenkohl Canyons, US Mid-Atlantic Margin.- 7 A Device to Facilitate the Sampling and in situ Testing of Sediments.- 8 A New Technique to Identify Sea Sediments in Shallows.- II Sub-Seabed Site Investigation and Design.- Section 3 - Probes, Corers and Pore Pressure Measurement.- 9 Calculation of Stresses on Shallow Penetrometers and Footings.- 10 Measurements of Wave-induced Pore Pressure and Coefficients of Permeability of Submarine Sediments during Reversing Flow.- 11 Non-linear Finite Strain Consolidation of Soft Marine Sediments.- Section 4 - Cyclic Loading and Sub-seabed Stability.- - Liquefaction of Seabed Sediments: Triaxial Test Simulations.- 12 Wave-induced Liquefaction in Seabed Deposits of Sand.- 13 Liquefaction Prediction in the Marine Environment.- 14 Methods of Predicting the Deformation of the Seabed due to Cyclic Loading.- 15 Geotechnical Hazards Associated with Leg Penetration of Jack-up Rigs.- Appendix to Parts I and II Sub-seabed Studies Workshop.- III Sediment Transport.- Section 5 - Wave- and Current-induced Transport.- 16 Wave-induced Bed Load Transport.- 17 Resuspension of Clays Under Waves.- 18 Sediment Transport due to Waves and Tidal Currents.- 19 Sediment Transport by Tidal Residual Flow in Bays.- Section 6 - Storm Impact and Forecasting.- 20 Littoral Drift Caused by Storms.- 21 Climatic Variation in the North Sea Region.- IV Sediment-Structure Interaction.- Section 7 - Influence of Wave/Current and Fluid/Sediment.- 22 Interaction Between Pipelines and the Seabed Under the Influence of Waves and Currents.- 23 Local Erosion at Vertical Piles by Waves and Currents.- 24 Grain Shape Effects on Sediment Transport with Reference to Armouring.- 25 Potential Influence of Gas-induced Erosion on Seabed Installations.- Appendix to Parts III and IV Sediment Transport Studies Workshop.- Closing Address - Delayed Consolidation of Marine Clay (Soil Mechanics from Onshore to Offshore Seabed).- List of Delegates.

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Seabed Mechanics: Edited Proceedings of a Symposium, sponsored jointly by the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), and held at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 5-9 September, 1983 by International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Kluwer Academic Publishers Group
1984-12-31
282
0860105040
9780860105046
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