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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>In the framework of landslide risk reduction, predicting the time of occurrence of a slope failure is a goal of major importance. The task is far from simple, since it is practically impossible to account for the large number of controlling variables and ...
Reference: Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment, 1 (2015)
Surficial slope failures are generally induced by the collection of precipitation in the cracks formed during dry summers. In the present research, an earthen dam in North Texas subjected to past failures due to surficial slope failures was selected. Soil ...
Reference: Geo-Congress 2013, Performance of Slopes and Embankments III, San Diego, California
A devastating earthquake hit the Tohoku and Kanto regions of Japan on 11 March 2011, causing extensive damage to life and property as a result of large-scale tsunami and damage to nuclear power plants. Many slope failures occurred in hilly areas, such as in ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
In this report, we present a generic plan for monitoring of a hypothetical Carpathian landslide that illustrates how our suggestions for each of the specific landslides could be implemented. The plan includes basic pore pressure, displacement, and weather ...
Reference: Open File Report 2011-1001
The Dawson City landslide is a prehistoric slope failure at the northern end of the town. It occurred along the faulted contact between an ultramafic unit from the Slide Mountain terrane and a metasedimentary unit from the Yukon-Tanana terrane. The very blocky ...
Reference: Yukon Exploration and Geology 2011, K.E. MacFarlane and P.J. Sack (eds.), Yukon Geological Survey, p. 17-26
<p>Tailings dams are geotechnical structures that are increased in height with time. Several factors typical of tailings dams cause a higher risk of failure compared with other earth structures. The factors that influence the risk of tailings dam failure are ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
Centrifuge tests have been carried out on kaolin clay slopes subject to variations in surface rainfall and humidity corresponding, at model scale, to successive wet and dry seasons in the field. An analysis of the phase ofepisodic regional softening is presented ...
Reference: Geotechnique 61, No. 9, 757–769
This report summarizes the preliminary findings of field investigation studies performed after Van-Tabanlı Earthquake (Mw=7.1). The intention of the reconnaissance studies was to retrieve perishable field data. The most attention was given to the compilation ...
Reference: Report for Web Dissemination GEER Association Report No. GEER-028
<p>This paper presents a case history of a distressed 6m to 10m high soil nailed slope formed for basement excavation at fill ground over a natural valley. Above the soil nailed slope, there is an existing 8m to 11m high reinforced soil wall, located 23m away ...
Reference: The 17 th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference Taipei, Taiwan, May 10 - 13, 2010