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Publications tagged with [kinematic analysis]

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<p>A complete kinematic analysis was conducted for the west slope at the Handlebar Hill mine using the Rocscience/Dips 6.0 software. The west slope was divided into three zones: W1 (south-west), W2 (mid-west) and W3 (north-west), which were then subdivided ...
Reference: Int. J. of GEOMATE, Feb., 2016, Vol. 10, No. 1 (Sl. No. 19), pp. 1575-1583
<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
On 4 September 2010, a surface rupturing earthquake (Mw 7.1) struck the Canterbury Plains region in New Zealand's South Island. The Canterbury Plains is a region of relatively low seismicity, and the structure that ruptured was a previously unmapped fault. ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
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
Fibre reinforcement is a technology to improve the strength of soils used as fill in geotechnical structures. The properties of the fibre-reinforced sand are anisotropic because of the distribution of orientation of the fibres, which is characterised by a ...
Reference: Geotechnique 58, No. 6, 489-501, 2008
The Clanwilliam Landslide, April 2nd 1999, occurred on a south facing slope above Clanwilliam Lake, approximately 13 km west of Revelstoke, B.C. The landslide is located near the western margin of the Shuswap Metamorphic Complex and a major tectonic structure ...
Reference: 4th Canadian Conference on Geohazards : From Causes to Management, J. Locat, D. Perret, D. Turmel, D. Demers et S. Leroueil
<p>The In&ouml;n&uuml;-Eskisehir fault system (IEFS) is one of the most important fault systems in Central Anatolia and consists of a series of NW&ndash;SE- to WNW&ndash;ESE-trending fault zones extending from Uludag (Bursa) in the northwest to SultanhanI ...
Reference: Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences (Turkish J. Earth Sci.), Vol. 16, 2007, pp. 471–492. Copyright ©TÜB‹TAK
<p>This paper presents the slope stability and excavatability assessment of rocks at the Kapikaya dam site that contains diabases.</p>
Reference: Engineering Geology 96 (2008) 17-27
The following paper describes the cause, course and result of geological engineering investigations of rock slopes.
Reference: 9:15 - 11:00 HUM-1115. Beginn 2006.10.10.
<p>About 22 mio m<sup>3</sup> of rock fell from a cliff near the village of Randa (10 km north of Zermatt, Switzerland) on 18 April 1991. A second retrogressive rockslide of about 7 miom<sup>3</sup> followed on 9 May 1991. At present, a rock mass situated ...
Reference: Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (2003) 3: 423–433