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Publications tagged with [slope stability]

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<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>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
<p>Support to the implementation, harmonization and further development of the Eurocodes.</p>
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
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
<p>Analysis of slope stability is carried out to minimize the occurrence of slope failures and landslides. Slopes along the highway are highly susceptible to slope failure and thus landslides. Engineers must therefore give serious consideration before any ...
Reference: Las Vegas International Academic Conference
<p>An optimization process for soil-nails deployed for stabilization of slopes and trenches is presented in this article using the limit equilibrium approach. A number of factors such as inclination, length, size and spacing of the nails affect the stability ...
Reference: 5th Symposium on Advances in Science & Technology, 12-17 May 2011, India
Finite element modeling of soft sensitive clay of Norway with progressive failure.
Reference: EJGE, Vol 16
During the formal design phase, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), as the ultimate owner of the AACLP, required the project to provide 2H:1V side slopes. USBR's only concern in requiring the change was related to the stability of the side slopes during ...
Reference: 21st Century Dam Design - Advances and Adaptations, 31st Annual USSD Conference, San Diego, California, April 11-15, 2011
Slopes in open pit mines must be considered as geotechnical structures. Therefore their design and implementation must be conducted with all consideration including technical, economical, environmental and safety issues. But these structures are above all ...
Reference: Slope Design and Implementation in Open Pit Mines: Geological and Geomechanical Approach, Marrakech : Morocco (2011)