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<p>The national highways are always considered as the economic backbone of the country and have often assisted development work all along their routes. The National Highway (NH-1D) is the most strategic and the only all weather surface link between the two ...
Reference: Geomaterials, 2015, 5, 56-67
<p>This paper describes landslides and slope stability evaluation in the urban area of Kruja, Albania. Kruja is a historical and heritage center, due to the existence of many important cultural monuments, including &ldquo;Skanderbeg&rdquo; castle and Bazaar ...
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 545–556, 2014
<p>Rock slope stability analysis can be applied for transportation systems such as highways and railways. Failure of rock slopes includes a variety of rock falls, landslides and general instability of rock slopes. This article is done in a rock slope which ...
Reference: Journal of Novel Applied Sciences, 3 (5): 547-550, 2014
The purpose of this pilot study was to develop a methodology to assess risk to life from cliff collapse. The report considers cliff collapse triggered by earthquakes and other causes, and expresses risk as annual individual fatality risk. The risk to life, ...
Reference: GNS Science Consultancy Report 2012/57
<p>The Raidah Escarpment road is located north west of Abha city, Asir region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This escarpment road represents an important corridor in the area which connects different villages and tourist resorts with each other. The total length ...
Reference: Journal of Geography and Geolog, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2012
This report gives an overview of the issues that need to be considered in completing a risk-based approach to the management of slope instability hazards in the Port Hills. A framework and process for managing risk is described, international and New Zealand ...
Reference: GNS Science Consultancy Report 2011/319
<p>In this manual the aesthetics of common rock slope construction and mitigation practices can be enhanced with some modifications. Advantages, limitations, design guidelines, aesthetic value, construction materials, case examples, relative costs, and maintenance ...
Reference: Publication No. FHWA-CFL/TD-11-002
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)
Stabilizing rock formations or blocks has been a combination of engineering and art and common techniques include rock bolts with or without cable lashing and/or nets. The recent development of SPIDER Nets lead to the SPIDER Rock Protection System for stabilizing ...
Reference: 2011 Pan-Am CGS Geotechnical Conference
<p>The stability analysis of rock slopes has been a challenging task for engineers <br />because the rock mass constituting the slope often has discontinuities in various <br />forms, resulting in different types of slope failures. The plane failure is one ...
Reference: Edith Cowan University, May 2011