EVALUATION OF THE FACTOR OF SAFETY OF EARTH SLOPES

THREE COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DEVELOPED AND TESTED IN THE INSTITUTE, ARE PRESENTED. THE FIRST PROGRAM IS BASED ON BISHOP'S METHOD FOR CIRCULAR SLIP SURFACES, THE SECOND ON JANBU'S METHOD FOR GENERAL SLIP, AND THE THIRD ON THE MORGENSTERN AND PRICES METHOD FOR GENERAL SLIP. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES ON THE RELATIVE APPLICABILITY OF THE PROGRAMS AND THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THEM, WHEN COMPARABLE, ARE GIVEN. DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS ON THEIR USE APPEAR IN THREE APPENDICES. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rept No RS/3/71
  • Corporate Authors:

    Nat Inst Road Research /S Africa

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  • Authors:
    • SZENDREI, M E
    • Pells, R J
  • Publication Date: 1971-3

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 26 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00236826
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&d Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM