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Applications with VERSAT-S2D, VERSAT-D2D, VERSAT-P3D

  • BC Hydro 2016. VERSAT-2D SEISMIC STABILITY AND DEFORMATION ANALYSES OF WAC Bennett DAM, BC Hydro WAC Bennett Dam Expert Engineering Panel Report Dated March 24, 2016. Download Now (BC Hydro W.A.C. Bennett Riprap Upgrade Project: DOC_46071_B-11 response to BCUC IR
  • Guoxi Wu 2015. Seismic Design of Dams, Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering published by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015 Download Now
  • G. Wu, W.D.L. Finn and J. Dowling, 2015. Quasi-3D analysis: Validation by full 3D analysis and field tests on single piles and pile groups. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering Vol. 78 pp. 61–70 Download Now
  • Finn W.D.Liam and Wu, Guoxi, 2013. Dynamic Analyses of an Earthfill Dam on Over-Consolidated Silt with Cyclic Strain Softening. Keynote Lecture, Seventh International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Chicago, US, April 29 - May 4. Download Now
  • Sweeney, N. and Yan L. 2014. DAM SAFETY UPGRADE OF THE RUSKIN DAM RIGHT ABUTMENT, Canadian Dam Association 2014 Annual Conference, Alberta, Canada. Download Now
  • BC Hydro 2013.  Dynamic time-history analyses of John Hart Middle Earthfill Dam on Over-consolidated Silts with Cyclic Strain Softening or Liquefaction.
  • Wu, G. 2010. Seismic soil pressures on rigid walls with sloped backfills. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, San Diego, California, US, May 24-29. Download Now
  • BC Hydro 2010.  Dynamic response analyses, including horizontal and vertical ground motions, for a new control building on the Seton Dam.
  • BC Hydro 2009-2010.  Dynamic time-history analyses of John Hart Dam including the intake structure, the middle earthfill dam, and the north dam
  • de Sanctis, L., Maiorano, R.M.S., Aversa, S. A method for assessing kinematic bending moments at the pile head, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, vol. 39; p. 375-397, ISSN 0098-8847.
  • de Sanctis, L., Maiorano, R.M.S. Earthquake induced kinematic bending moments. International Conference on Performance based design in earthquake geotechnical engineering, IS-Tokyo, Tsukuba, Japan, 15-17 June 2009.
  • Maiorano, R.M.S., de Sanctis, L., Aversa, S., Mandolini, A. 2008. Kinematic response analysis of piled foundations under seismic excitation. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 46: 571 - 584  Download Now
  • BC Hydro 2008.  Dynamic time-history analyses of seismic induced soil liquefaction and ground deformations for the BC Hydro's Cheakumas dam.
  • BC Hydro 2008.  Seismic induced ground deformation analyses of the BC Hydro's Ruskin dam right abutment in Mission BC under 1:10,000-year earthquakes with PGA of 0.70g.. 
  • Golder Associates Ltd. 2007.  Dynamic site response analyses of the FritoLay Canada site in Surrey BC for the requirements of the NBCC 2005 seismic design provisions.
  • Golder Associates Ltd. 2007. Seismic upgrade design of the foundations of the Pattullo Bridge in New Westminster/Surrey, B.C.
  • Wu, G. 2007.  A study of laterally loaded pile groups using the quasi-3D finite element method.  Proceedings of the 60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference (the Diamond Jubilee), Ottawa. Download Now
  • Maiorano, R.M.S., Aversa, S., and Wu, G. 2007. Effects of soil non-linearity on bending moments in piles due to seismic kinematic interaction. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Paper No. 1574, Thessaloniki, Greece. Download Now.
  • Guoxi Wu 2006. Drilled-shaft accelerations compared to free-field seismic response determined using the national building code of Canada 2005, Proceedings of the 7th Chinese National Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China.
  • Wu, G., Fitzell, T., and Lister, D. 2006. Impacts of deep soft soils and lightweight fill approach embankments on the seismic design of the Hwy. 15 North Serpentine River Bridges, Surrey, B.C. Proceedings of the 59th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, pp. 596-601. Download Now.
  • Golder Associates Ltd. 2006. Seismic design of the deep soil mix (DSM) foundation treatment for the Keg Restaurant building on a very soft peat/organics site in Burnaby, B.C.
  • Golder Associates Ltd. 2005. Seismic design of the Hwy. 15 North Serpentinve River River Bridge in Surrey, B.C.
  • Golder Associates Ltd. 2005. Seismic design of the Hwy. 15 Nicomekl River Bridge in Surrey, B.C.
  • Sherstobitoff, J., Siu, D., Stewart, I., and Chen, Q. 2004. First Narrows and Port Mann water supply crossings seismic vulnerability assessment. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Paper No. 2312, Vancouver, Canada. Download Now
  • BGC Engineering Inc. 2004. Dynamic analyses of Pueblo Viejo Mine Dam under earthquake, Vancouver, Canada
  • EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd. 2003. Earthquake-deformation analyses of east abutment soil slope, Cleveland Dam, Vancouver, Canada
  • Hsieh, E.T., Kosar, K.M., and Purdon, A.C. 2002. Geotechnical design of foundations for Skytrain Millennium Line. Proceedings of the 55th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
  • Guoxi Wu and Chan, S. 2002. Design of the Russ Baker Way Overpass on liquefiable sand - Vancouver Airport Connector - Sea Island, Richmond, BC. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges, Vancouver, pp. 579-586.
  • Wu, G. 2001. Earthquake induced deformation analyses of the Upper San Fernando dam under the 1971 San Fernando earthquake. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 38: 1-15. Download Now
  • EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd. 2000. Soil liquefaction and earthquake induced deformation analyses of the river slopes, GVRD water supply pipeline crossing the Fraser River, Vancouver, Canada.
  • EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd. 2000. Soil liquefaction and earthquake induced deformation analyses of the river slopes, GVRD water supply pipeline crossing the Burrard Inlet, Vancouver, Canada.
  • EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd. 2000. Airport Connector Project: Foundation Design for Moray Channel Bridge in Richmond, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Klohn-Crippen Consultants Ltd. 1999. Earthquake induced deformation analysis of L-L tailings dam in Highland Valley, B.C., Canada.
  • Klohn-Crippen Consultants Ltd. 1999. Assessment of dynamic earth pressures against a high wingwall and its remediation design for Whitehorse Rapids dam in Yukon, Canada.
  • Klohn-Crippen Consultants Ltd. 1999. Earthquake induced deformation analysis of riverbanks for seismic study of the Mission Bridge in B.C., Canada
  • AGRA Earth & Environmental Ltd. 1996. Assessment of earthquake induced deformation for Colwood Overpass in B.C., Canada
  • Gohl, B., Sorensen, E., Wu, G., and Pennells, E. 1997. Nonlinear soil-structure interaction analyses of a 2-span bridge on soft silt foundations. US National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways, Sacramento, California, pp. 177-191.
  • JCD Ltd. (Japan) 1997. Analysis of earthquake induced soil liquefaction and deformation for the design of an anchored sheet pile wall in Japan


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