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Publications tagged with [slope stabilization]

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<p>A comprehensive literature review was conducted to examine the current state of knowledge regarding passive piles which specifically focused on the recently adopted design methods for landslide prevention. Of all the publications compiled and reviewed for ...
Reference: International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology
<p>Piles are extensively used as a means of slope stabilization. Despite the rapid advances in computing and software power, the design of such piles may still include a high degree of conservatism, stemming from the use of simplified, easy-to-apply methodologies. ...
Reference: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 138, No. 1, January 1, 2012
 
Apart from maintaining the highest standard of slope safety, the Government is concerned about the appearance of the slopes. It has been a long-standing Government policy to make slopes look as natural as possible, blending them with their surroundings and ...
Reference: Information Note 1/2012
<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
<p>Horizontal drains have been used since the 1930s to increase the stability of slopes by lowering the groundwater table. Horizontal wick drains represent a new technique that has proven to be effective at stabilizing slopes of fine-grained soils while being ...
Reference: Environmental & Engineering Geoscience, Vol. XVII, No. 2, May 2011, pp. 103–121
This paper presents an overview of the design guideline for the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS)-block geofoam for slope stabilization and repair applications based on the results of National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Project 24-11(02). ...
Reference: 4 th International Conference on Geofoam Blocks in Construction Applications (EPS 2011 Norway) June 6-8, 2011
<p>This paper presents an overview of the design guideline for the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS)-block geofoam for slope stabilization and repair applications based on the results of National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Project 24-11(02). ...
Reference: 4th International Conference on Geofoam Blocks in Construction Applications (EPS 2011 Norway)
<p>This paper uses a hybrid method for analysis and design of slope stabilizing piles that was developed in a preceding paper by the writers. The aim of this paper is to derive insights about the factors influencing the response of piles and pile-groups. Axis-to-axis ...
Reference: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 137, No. 7, July 1, 2011.
<p>This paper describes a numerical approach for the design of drilled shafts to reinforce slopes. The approach uses the program FLAC and the strength reduction method to predict the Factor of Safety of the improved slope. The method successfully predicted ...
Reference: Earth Retention Conference 3 Proceedings of the 2010 Earth Retention Conference, Bellevue, Washington
<p>This study determined the feasibility of using driven piles to stabilize highway embankment slopes. The activities performed under this study were a detailed literature review, a national survey of state DOTs, a review of inspection and stabilization mitigation ...
Reference: Report No. CDOT-2010-8 Final Report