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Geotechnical Group
Los Angeles Basin Section - ASCE

Meeting Notice
Wednesday, November 17, 1999

Geotechnical Aspects of August 17, 1999 Kocaeli, Turkey Earthquake


Dr. J.P. Bardet
University of Southern California

Dr. Ross W. Boulanger
University of California, Davis

Dr. Jonathan P. Stewart
University of California, Los Angeles

The principal findings of a joint Turkish/ U.S. reconnaissance study of the
Kocaeli earthquake will be presented by three members of the U.S.
delegation.  Topics that will be covered include:
1.	Surface fault rupture and its effects on structures
2.	Strong motion recordings and site effects,
3.	Soil liquefaction and ground failure,
4.	Performance of building foundations,
5.	Performance of waterfront structures and lifelines.

Time allowing, some comments may also be made on the recent earthquake in

Social hour:	5:30pm
Dinner:		6:30pm
Place:		Steven's Steak House
		5332 Stevens Place
		City of Commerce
		At Southwest corner of I-5 & Atlantic Blvd

Price:		$25.00 (Free with valid Student ID)
Reservations: Jonathan Stewart
		Telephone 310.206.2990
		Fax:	310.206.2222
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