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liquefy

/liq·ue·fy/ (lik´wĭ-fi) to become or cause to become liquid.
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In this empirical method, both safety factor against inertia force without reducing soil strength, and safety factor against reduced soil strength due to the liquefaction induced pore water pressure in the liquefiable layer where the inertia force is not taken into consideration are separately examined.
Restoration works of seismically damaged river dikes using remedial treatment of liquefiable layer.
Considering the possible liquefiable depth, boreholes with depth smaller than 20 m or data not satisfying the logical algorithm were rejected.
The liquefaction potential analysis were performed on soil layers identified as liquefiable following criteria of : (1) The ground water table is within a depth of 10 m with saturated sand layer within a depth of 20 m.
There were a number of sites within the Kocaeli region affected by the earthquake that contained liquefiable sands and medium to soft clays that were improved for seismic mitigation purposes.
The design challenge of remedial construction for safe seismic performance of embankment dams built on liquefiable foundation soils is to safely limit deformations to acceptable levels.
The treatment of potentially liquefiable lens (subject to consolidation of the concerned conditional phase).
Observing the carefully selected, filtered, cut, and framed images, listening to the sound bites describing the Lampedusa arrivals, we clearly recognize that media and political language have managed to render their protagonists, both the undocumented immigrants and the people of Lampedusa, fluid, liquefiable, drainable, shapeless, in a word, transitory.
Lateral loaded pile response in liquefiable soil, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering ASCE 129(5): 404-414.
This is especially true for shale plays producing rich gas (also known as wet gas), which contains significant levels of liquefiable hydrocarbons (like ethane or propane) along with methane gas.
But at a confiscation hearing, Judge Darwell-Smith told Summers he would have to pay back all his liquefiable assets, or spend another six months in prison.
For example, earthquake-modeled losses for a steel frame structure on liquefiable soil in California are significantly lower than for a light metal structure at the same location, assuming all other physical characteristics are the same.