TM 5-818-1 / AFM 88-3, Chap. 7
none of the criteria is met and a more favorable site
Ground motions from earthquakes cause motions of
cannot be located, the material in question should be
foundations by introducing forces at the foundation-soil
removed, remedial treatment applied as described in
contact zone. Methods for estimating ground motions
chapter 16, or a detailed study and analysis should be
and their effects on the design of foundation elements
conducted to determine if liquefaction will occur.
are discussed in TM 5-809-10 / AFM 88-3, Chapter 13.
Seismic effects on foundations.