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Publications by [MacLaughlin M. M.]

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A case study is presented that relates statistical descriptions of joint sets to the distribution of local wedge failures along the crest of a catch bench at the Yellowstone Talc Mine. The fracture sets and bench width were mapped by teams of geological engineering ...
Reference: 39th Symposium on Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering: Research to Practice, May 18-19, 2004
Kinematics plays a very important role in the behavior of landslides in discontinuous media. Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA) is introduced as a technique that allows a realistic incorporation of kinematics in routine analyses.
Reference: II Panamerican Symposium on Landslides, Rio de Janeiro, Nov. 10-14th, 1997