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Liquefaction (Stpk)

Definition
Loss of soil strength with a quicksand-like behavior that is caused by cyclic loads produced by vibrating machinery or earthquakes. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Phase transitions (Stp)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Boiling (Stpb)
Condensation (Stpc)
Contraction (Thermodynamics) (Stpd)
Evaporation (Stpe)
Freezing (Stpf)
Melting (Stpm)
Solidification (Stps)
Vapor phases (Stpu)
Volatilization (Stpv)