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Publications tagged with [slope stability analysis]

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Conventional slope stability analysis uses various Limit Equilibrium (LE) methods to determine the minimum factor of safety and its associated critical failure mechanism. These methods frequently assume that collapse will follow a particular assumed geometry, ...
Reference: Geo-Congress 2013, Stability and Performance of Slopes and Embankments III, San Diego California
<p>The evolutions of practices of seismic slope stability analysis of earth embankment/dam are discussed in this paper. The basic concepts of various methods, salient features, advantages and limitations of each of them are elucidate. Methods for both stability ...
Reference: International Journal of Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering (IJMECH) Vol.2, No.1, February 2013
In this paper the slope stability of Aydoghmoosh earth dam situated in the north west of Iran is evaluated by various methods of limit equilibrium, finite element and finite difference. Among numerous limit equilibrium methods, Simplified Bishop, Janbu and ...
Reference: International Journal of Civil Engineering and Building Materials (ISSN 2223-487X) Vol. 2 No.3 2012
The purpose of this project was to demonstrate the capabilities of mobile devices for advanced computation and analysis. bSLOPE, is a slope stability code adapted for iOS and for iPad using a new computational engine based on the work of Tabarroki (Tabarroki ...
Reference: Geotechnical Engineering Report No. UCB/GT/12-01, UC Berkeley
The paper presents the kinematics of rock instability of a high limestone promontory, where the Monemvasia historical site is situated, in Peloponnese in Southern Greece. The instability phenomena poses a significant threat to the town located at the base of ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 1823–1836, 2012
<p>The construction of cuts, embankments and dam in and on different ground require the analyses of slope stability, deformations and often the use of the observational method. New codes, such as Eurocode 7 or its sister code in Switzerland SIA 267, prescribe ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
<p>Design of slopes and analysis of existing slopes subjected to seismic shaking are carried out routinely using approximations of plane strain and substitution of a quasi-static load for the seismic excitation. A three-dimensional 3D analysis of slopes ...
Reference: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 137, No. 2, February 1, 2011
This paper provides a general description of thegeotechnical study carried out for Rajo Sur project, including geological and geotechnical characterizations of the site, slope stabilityanalyses, particularly insectors next to the subsidence crater, and proposed ...
Reference: Slope Stability Santiago Chile, November 2009
<p>Three probabilistic methods of different complexity for slope stability calculations are in the paper evaluated with respect to a well-documented case study of slope failure in Lodalen, Norway. A finite element method considering spatial random fields of ...
Reference: Computers and Geotechnics xxx (2009) xxx–xxx
The influence of pore-water pressure and the pool water pressure on stability of submerged slopes was investigated using the kinematic approach of limit analysis. For soils with some cohesive component of strength, the critical pool level is slightly below ...
Reference: JOURNAL OF GEOTECHNICAL AND GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, DOI: 10.1061/ASCE1090-02412009135:3444