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Publications tagged with [rock slope]

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<p>A hazard assessment has been performed on rock slopes impending over a segment of the Taorminese Road, which connects two popular tourist destinations in northeastern Sicily: the urban centers of Taormina and Castelmola. The road crosses steep rock slopes ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 2735–2748, 2014
<p>The geological structure of Greece (frequent occurrence of rock formations, existence of faults and fracturing of rocks), the steep topography and mountainous terrain as well as its high seismicity, creates a significant rockfall hazard. During the last ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XLVII 2013 Proceedings of the 13th International Congress, Chania, Sept. 2013
We explore two landslide triggering mechanisms that are associated with time-dependent, cyclic loading of the sliding interface. The first is shear strength degradation due to seismic shaking leading to velocity weakening of the sliding interface. We show ...
Reference: IJEGE.2013-06.B-03
<p>28 indexes were chosen from 5 aspects (rock quality of slope, slope morphology, human factor, safe management of slope and other factor), and safe index system of rock slope of open-pit mine was established. Based on comprehensive fuzzy ...
Reference: International Symposium on Safety Science and Engineering in China, 2012 (ISSSE-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>Presently, due to ever-increasing demand of minerals for the country, it is very much required to have the opencast mines at a greater depth. Increasing depth also increased the severity of slope stability problems of the opencast mines. Unlike the previous ...
Reference: Golden Jubilee celebration & MineTECH'11 of The Indian Mining & Engineering Journal' held at Hotel Babylon Inn 18-19 Nov 2011 Raipur
<p>At present, slope is one of the three major sources of geological disasters, and disasters caused by slope happened frequently. The index system of rock slope safety for open pit mine was comprehensively researched by the model of fuzzy evaluation and ...
Reference: SciVerse Science Direct - Procedia Engineering 26 (2011) 1692 – 1697
A big earthquake occurred on September 20, 2009 in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. This earthquake caused damage and loss of both property and lives. The earthquake also triggered the emergence of rock falls in several areas in Padang, especially in the road ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: J. SE Asian Appl. Geol., Sep–Dec 2010, Vol. 2(3), pp. 202–207
A total of more than 140 000 kg of smallmagnitude rockfall deposits was measured in eight rockfall collectors of altogether 940m<sup>2</sup> in size between 1999–2003 below a 400–600m high rock face in the Reintal, German Alps. Measurements were conducted ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9, 1425–1432, 2009
<p>The slope stability analysis has many applications in the engineering projects such as the dams, the roads and open pits structures. The method of analysis is usually based on the equilibrium conditions of the potential plane and wedge failures. The zone ...
Reference: The 12th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG) 1-6 October, 2008 Goa, India