ROCK MECHANICS AND EARTHWORKS ENGINEERING 3-THE STABILITY OF NATURAL ROCK SLOPES AND EXCAVATIONS IN ROCKS. MASS TRANSLATIONAL FAILURE -ROCK SLIDE

WHERE A ROCK MASS IS TRAVERSED BY PREEXISTING CONTINUOUS FRACTURE PLANES, SUCH AS JOINTS, BEDDING PLANES OR FAULTS THE NATURE, ORIENTATION AND SHEAR STRENGTH OF THESE BECOME OF VITAL IMPORTANCE IN ASSESSMENTS OF ROCK SLOPE STABILITY. THIS INSTALMENT IS CONCERNED WITH FRACTURE PLANES DEVOID OF CLAY, SAND OR OTHER INFILLING MATERIALS. /RRL/A/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 24, No 8, PP 50-54, 1 TAB, 10 PHOT, 1 REF
  • Authors:
    • Duncan, N
  • Publication Date: 1966-8

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  • Accession Number: 00234513
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1994 12:00AM