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Soil Strength and Slope Stability

by J. Michael Duncan

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7620153M
ISBN 100471691631
ISBN 109780471691631

  This inter-disciplinary book provides the latest advanced knowledge of plant effects on vegetated soil properties such as water retention capability, water permeability function, shear strength, slope hydrology, movements and failure mechanisms, and applies this knowledge to the solution of slope stability problems. It is the first book to. Get this from a library! Soil strength and slope stability. [J M Duncan; Stephen G Wright] -- "Through clear, concise language and practical examples, Soil Strength and Slope Stability describes state-of-the-art methods for the evaluation and analysis of soil strength, as well as design and.

est in soil strength and slope stability. We are also grate-ful for the opportunity to work with Nilmar Janbu, who during his sabbatical at Berkeley in taught us many valuable lessons regarding analysis of slope stability and the shear strength of soils. Our university colleagues Jim Mitchell,RoyOlson,ClarenceChan,KenLee,PeterDunlop.   Soil Strength and Slope Stability (2nd Edition) Details. The book also includes a new case study about Hurricane Katrina failures at 17th Street and London Avenue Canal, plus additional case studies that frame the principles and techniques described. Slope stability is a critical element of geotechnical engineering, involved in virtually.

• Slope stability is the primary means of quantitatively assessing the level of stability of a slope, done using a Factor of Safety. • Soil tends to fail in shear, these concepts directly govern slope failures. • Soil has shear strength, conventionally defined as friction and cohesion. written. concise content. highlighting the practical. The book will include: basic knowledge of engineering geology. soil physical properties and engineering classification. foundation soil stress. ground deformation. soil shear strength and bearing capacity. earth pressure and slope stability. foundation investigation. the natural.


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Soil Strength and Slope Stability by J. Michael Duncan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Soil Strength and Slope Stability, Second Edition presents the latest thinking and techniques in the assessment of natural and man-made slopes, and the factors that cause them to survive or crumble.

Using clear, concise language and practical examples, the book explains the practical aspects of geotechnical engineering as applied to slopes and by:   Written by two recognized experts in the field, Soil Strength and Slope Stability features: Case histories of landslides, embankment failures, and excavation slope failures Principles that govern the shear strength of soils, including shear strength of municipal solid waste/5(12).

Authoritative, state-of-the-art guidance to soil strength and slope-stability analysis Through clear, concise language and practical examples, Soil Strength and Slope Stability describes state of the art methods for evaluating soil strength, and for analysis, design and stabilization of slopes in soil/5.

The book also describes examples and causes of slope failure and stability conditions for analysis, and includes an appendix of slope stability charts.

Given how vital slope stability is Soil Strength and Slope Stability book public safety, a comprehensive resource for analysis and practical action is a valuable tool. Soil Strength and Slope Stability is the definitive guide to.

Authoritative, state-of-the-art guidance to soil strength and slope-stability analysis Through clear, concise language and practical examples, Soil Strength and Slope Stability describes state-of-the-art methods for the evaluation and analysis of soil strength, as well as design and stabilization of slopes in soil.

Geology This book describes the state-of-the-art methodology for evaluating and analyzing soil strength and the design and stabilization of slopes in soil.

Focus is on the principles of limit equilibrium analysis and the appropriate use of computer programs. Writing for student and practicing geotechnical engineers, they consider such aspects as principles of soil mechanics, shear strengths of soil and municipal solid waste, methods for analyzing slope stability, analyses for rapid drawdown, seismic slope stability, factors of safety and reliability, presenting results of stability evaluations, and slope stabilization and repair.

Written by two recognized experts in the field, Soil Strength and Slope Stability features: Case histories of landslides, embankment failures, and excavation slope failures Principles that govern the shear strength of soils, including shear strength of municipal solid waste Methods for estimating and evaluating shear strengths based on back analysis of slope failures and stable slopes Explanations of the conditions that slopes.

Soil Strength and Slope Stability J. Michael Duncan Stephen G. Wright @ WILEY JOHN WILEY & SONS, INC. CONTENTS Preface ix CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1 CHAPTER 2 EXAMPLES AND CAUSES OF SLOPE FAILURE 5 Examples of Slope Failure 5 Causes of Slope Failure 14 Summary bedrock, whichever is shallower.

Soil strength characteristics used in analysis are to be obtained from representative samples of surficial soils that are tested under conditions approximating saturation.

Seismic Stability a. Ground motions used to evaluate slope stability shall be obtained based on methods prescribed in the LABC. Visually informative with more than illustrations, Soil Strength and Slope Stability is a complete and practical resource for geotechnical engineers.

Brand new Book. The definitive guide to the critical issue of slope stability and safety Soil Strength and Slope Stability, Second Edition presents the latest thinking and techniques in the assessment of natural and man-made slopes, and the factors that cause them to survive or crumble.

combined experience, Slope Stability and Stabilization, Second Edition assembles the background information, theory, analytical methods, design and construction approaches, and practical examples necessary to carry out a complete slope stability project.

Retaining the best features of the previous edition, this new book has been. Soil Strength and Slope Stability fills the gap in industry literature by providing practical information on the subject without including extraneous theory that may distract from the application.

This balanced approach provides clear guidance for professionals in the field, while remaining comprehensive enough for use as a graduate-level text/5(10). (PDF) SOIL MECHANICS & SLOPE STABILITY BY J.

MICHAEL DUNCAN & STEPHEN G. | Nguyen Thanh BANG - SOIL MECHANICS & SLOPE STABILITY BY J. MICHAEL. Soil Strength and Slope Stability is the essential text for the critical assessment of natural and man-made slopes. Extensive case studies throughout help illustrate the principles and techniques described, including a new examination of Hurricane Katrina failures, plus examples of soil and slope engineering from around the world/5(10).

Book Title / Journal: International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories Year:Volume: 5 Prefabricated Vertical Drains; Road Embankments Keywords: Hybrid Drained-Undrained model; Slope stability; prefabricated vertical drain; limit equilibrium; shear strength.

Soil Strength and Slope Stability fills the gap in industry literature by providing practical information on the subject without including extraneous theory that may distract from the application. This balanced approach provides clear guidance for professionals in the field, while remaining comprehensive enough for use as a graduate-level text.

About this book. Through clear, concise language and practical examples, Soil Strength and Slope Stability describes state of the art methods for evaluating soil strength, and for analysis, design and stabilization of slopes in soil. Synopsis Authoritative, state-of-the-art guidance to soil strength and slope-stability analysis Through clear, concise language and practical examples, Soil Strength and Slope Stability describes state of the art methods for evaluating soil strength, and for analysis, design and stabilization of slopes in s: 9.

"Soil Strength and Slope Stability is the essential text for the critical assessment of natural and man-made slopes. Extensive case studies throughout help illustrate the principles and techniques described, including a new examination of Hurricane Katrina failures, plus examples of soil and slope engineering from around the world.The definitive guide to the critical issue of slope stability and safety Soil Strength and Slope Stability, Second Edition presents the latest thinking and techniques in the assessment of natural and man-made slopes, and the factors that cause them to survive or crumble.

Using clear, concise language and practical examples, the book explains 5/5(1).Failure in soil, shear strength properties of soil; Subsurface Investigation. Purpose and scope; Site investigation techniques, geophysical explorations; Geotechnical drilling, soil sampling, field tests, lab testing; Interpretation of geotechnical reports; Slope Stability analysis.

Modes of slope failure ; Factors affecting stability of a slope.