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Publications tagged with [factor of safety]

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<p>Slope stability issue becomes one of the main problems in construction <br />industry due to nature of the topography and the weather conditions in Malaysia. Various of technique can be applied for slope strengthening. One of the effectiveness and economic ...
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<p>Slope is an exposed ground surface that stands at an angle with the horizontal. Slopes are required in the construction of highway and railway embankments, earth dams, levees, canals etc., and are generally less expensive. Failure of natural slopes and ...
Reference: 201 4 International Conference on Geological and Civil Engineering IPCBEE vol. 62 ( 2014) © (2014 ) IACSIT Press, Singapore
Black cotton soil is a typical expansive soil which loses its strength in presence of water résultant in swelling of the soil and in absence of water it shows multiple cracks due to shrinkage. Present paper describes the strength behaviour of Black cotton ...
Reference: IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSRJMCE) ISSN: 2278-1684 Volume 2, Issue 6 (Sep-Oct 2012), PP 21-25
<p>Analysis of slope stability is carried out to minimize the occurrence of slope failures and landslides. Slopes along the highway are highly susceptible to slope failure and thus landslides. Engineers must therefore give serious consideration before any ...
Reference: Las Vegas International Academic Conference
<p>An optimization process for soil-nails deployed for stabilization of slopes and trenches is presented in this article using the limit equilibrium approach. A number of factors such as inclination, length, size and spacing of the nails affect the stability ...
Reference: 5th Symposium on Advances in Science & Technology, 12-17 May 2011, India
<p>In Germany the reliability theory using a probabilistic approach in geotechnical design was officially introduced as the basic concept for geotechnical design at the German National Geotechnical Conference in 1978 as it had also been adopted as the common ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
<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
The difficulties associated with the calculation of a factor of safety aiming at assessing stability conditions of slopes in clay are well known. More than thirty years of experience in the Province of Quebec have shown an important variability in the geotechnical ...
Reference: 4th Canadian Conference on Geohazards : From Causes to Management, J. Locat, D. Perret, D. Turmel, D. Demers et S. Leroueil
<p>A procedure to obtain the factor of safety of the slope subjected to seismic load is developed in this paper.</p>