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SEISMIC BEHAVIOR OF BURIED PIPELINES SUBJECTED TO NORMAL FAULT MOTION

Seyyed Ali Sabet 1  ,  
 
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Department of Civil Engineering, Kashan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kashan, Iran
Adv. Sci. Technol. Res. J. 2016; 10(30):84–88
Publish date: 2016-06-01
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The one of the critical elements in infrastructure of today's modern cities that cover large geographic distances is Network of buried pipelines. That is why they face a variety of natural hazards due to permanent ground replacements or wave emissions. Reports suggest that the main cause of damage to these lines is not seismic vibrations but large and permanent ground deformations are major causes of infrastructures' demolition. Most recent studies are related to lines crossing the strike-slip faults, and only a few researchers have tried to study the behavior of structures against the normal fault. This article discusses the behavior and response of structures and infrastructures against the movements of normal faults using the finite elements method. In this study, the interaction between soil-soil and soil-pipe has been considered in modeling terms.
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR:
Seyyed Ali Sabet   
civil, azad, 8717615185 kashan, Iran