Results for: Liquefaction

Where has liquefaction occurred?

It depends the area of study where the term is used.In geoology liquefaction is when water is forced out of the ground during the violent shaking that occurs in an earthquake. (MORE)

What causes soil liquefaction?

Liquefaction is the name given to the process that converts a solid soil mass into a liquid. Liquefaction occurs in cohesionless soils (typically those with a higher content (MORE)
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What is liquefaction?

Liquefaction is the process of liquefying or making liquid.(as told by dictionary.) Liquefaction is the process where soil loses strength and acts like a liquid instead of a s (MORE)

What is difference between condensation and liquefaction?

Liquefaction is a change to a liquid from either a solid or a gas; whereas condensation is a change only from gas to liquid. Liquefaction takes place at very low temperatures( (MORE)

What is liquefaction in earthquakes?

Liquefaction is the name given to the process that converts a solid soil mass into a liquid. Liquefaction occurs in cohesionless soils (typically those with a higher content (MORE)

How does liquefaction damage buildings?

Liquefaction causes soil to lose it's ability to support loads (technically described as a loss of bearing capacity) which can cause subsidence of building foundations. It c (MORE)

Is liquefaction apart of the water cycle?

Yes and no. Liquifaction usually only happens when land is in a low lying area which is either susceptible to flooding or used to be a swamp etc. This means the water level un (MORE)