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Author: Cristiana Ferreira

Dam B1 was approximately 85 m high and 700 m long along the crown when it suddenly failed in 25th of January, after 41 years of operations and deposition of tailings at the Paraopeba mining complex (Côrrego de Feijão), in Minas Gerais, Brazil. More than 250 people died and vast economic, social and environmental damages resulted fro...

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Over the years, methods to assess cyclic liquefaction potential based on piezocone penetration tests (CPTu) have been developed. This paper presents a comparative study between three CPTu-based methodologies, mainly in terms of the normalization procedures of overburden stresses, equivalent clean sand resistance, and magnitude scaling factor (MSF). Four...

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