Year 2019, Volume 23, Issue 2, Pages 244 - 251 2019-04-01

Effect of Soil Saturation On Seismic Performance of A Structure: A Numerical Approach

Fatih Göktepe [1] , Erkan Çelebi [2] , Nadir Karahan [3]

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The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of soil saturation on the seismic performance of a structure when subjected to earthquake-induced vibration. More specifically, this paper examines the effect of the soil saturation level taking into account of soil-structure interaction (SSI) on the structural response. For this purpose, a two dimensional (2D) finite element model was developed with Mohr-Coulomb failure criterion under plane-strain conditions using geotechnical finite element code PLAXIS. To emphasize SSI problems in civil engineering applications, mechanical behavior and various saturation levels of the local soil condition is examined using a numerical model. As can seen from the analysis results, the saturation level of soils causes an increase on the lateral roof displacement of the saturated elasto-plastic soil. This situation was interpreted as the increase in the saturation levels of the soils caused a decrease in the rigidity. Furthermore, neglecting the effect of SSI leads to underestimated results of the structural behavior.

Soil-structure interaction, saturated soils, finite element analysis, elasto-plastic constitutive model
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Primary Language en
Subjects Civil Engineering
Published Date April 2019
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-1484-623X
Author: Fatih Göktepe (Primary Author)
Institution: BARTIN ÜNİVERSİTESİ.MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ.İNŞAAT MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3526-7384
Author: Erkan Çelebi
Institution: SAKARYA ÜNİVERSİTESİ.MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ. İNŞAAT MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1401-6196
Author: Nadir Karahan
Institution: SAKARYA ÜNİVERSİTESİ, FEN BİLİMLERİ ENSTİTÜSÜ
Country: Turkey


Bibtex @research article { saufenbilder469037, journal = {Sakarya University Journal of Science}, issn = {1301-4048}, eissn = {2147-835X}, address = {Sakarya University}, year = {2019}, volume = {23}, pages = {244 - 251}, doi = {10.16984/saufenbilder.469037}, title = {Effect of Soil Saturation On Seismic Performance of A Structure: A Numerical Approach}, key = {cite}, author = {Göktepe, Fatih and Çelebi, Erkan and Karahan, Nadir} }
APA Göktepe, F , Çelebi, E , Karahan, N . (2019). Effect of Soil Saturation On Seismic Performance of A Structure: A Numerical Approach. Sakarya University Journal of Science, 23 (2), 244-251. DOI: 10.16984/saufenbilder.469037
MLA Göktepe, F , Çelebi, E , Karahan, N . "Effect of Soil Saturation On Seismic Performance of A Structure: A Numerical Approach". Sakarya University Journal of Science 23 (2019): 244-251 <http://www.saujs.sakarya.edu.tr/issue/39539/469037>
Chicago Göktepe, F , Çelebi, E , Karahan, N . "Effect of Soil Saturation On Seismic Performance of A Structure: A Numerical Approach". Sakarya University Journal of Science 23 (2019): 244-251
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ISNAD Göktepe, Fatih , Çelebi, Erkan , Karahan, Nadir . "Effect of Soil Saturation On Seismic Performance of A Structure: A Numerical Approach". Sakarya University Journal of Science 23 / 2 (April 2019): 244-251. https://doi.org/10.16984/saufenbilder.469037