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Publications tagged with [slope stability]

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<p>This paper reports the slope stability investigation and governing conditions for various failures of virgin slopes characterized by different strength parameters, slope heights and slope angles. The article also suggests the different type of stabilization ...
Reference: Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC-2014, December 18-20, 2014, Kakinada, India
<p>The paper demonstrates that whereas often in seismic geotechnical design it is not realistically feasible to design with ample factor of safety against failure as is done in static design, an &ldquo;engineering&rdquo; apparent seismic factor of safety less ...
Reference: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 57 (2014) 37–45
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<p>This paper presented the reactivated mechanism of Badu landslide according to site investigations, monitoring, finite element and limit equilibrium analyses.<br />Finite element analysis incorporating a stability analysis with the finite element stress-based ...
Reference: Environmental Earth Sciences
<p>Following an overview of pertinent literature, this paper presents a new methodology for estimating seismic coefficients for the performance-based design of earth dams and tall embankments. The methodology is based on statistical regression of (decoupled) ...
Reference: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 01/2014; 56:57–73. DOI
 
<p>This guidance document is intended to be used by VTrans Geotechnical Engineering staff. The secondary audience is the Consultant community who provide geotechnical engineering services to VTrans and whose services are reviewed by the Geotechnical Engineering ...
Reference: VTrans GEI 14 - 01
<p>Rainfall-induced landslides in steep soil slopes of volcanic origin are a major threat to human lives and infrastructure. In the context of constructing early warning systems in regions where extensive data on landslide occurrences and associated rainfall ...
Reference: Computers and Geotechnics 49 (2013) 79–89
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Reference: Workshop “Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design” Dublin, 13 - 14 June, 2013
Surficial slope failures are generally induced by the collection of precipitation in the cracks formed during dry summers. In the present research, an earthen dam in North Texas subjected to past failures due to surficial slope failures was selected. Soil ...
Reference: Geo-Congress 2013, Performance of Slopes and Embankments III, San Diego, California
<p>This paper presents a case of a lignite mine in Northern Greece with excavated slopes exceeding 100-120m in depth in which substantial movement is occurring, with an average rate 10-20mm/day. The Mavropigi mine is very important for the power supply of ...
Reference: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris, September 2-6 2013, ICSMGE, 2193-2196
Rainfall has been identified as one of the main causes for embankment failures in areas where high annual rainfall is experienced. The inclination of the embankment slope is important for its stability during rainfall. In this study, instrumented model embankments ...
Reference: Second International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov. 14-16, 2012