This reference manual consists of eight main parts as follows: Part A--Engineering geology considerations and basic approach to rock slope stability analysis; Part B--Methods of obtaining geologic structural, strength and related engineering geology data; Part C--Approach and techniques in geologic structural analysis; Part D--Slope stability analysis methods; Part E--Rock slope stabilization, protection and warning instrumentation measures and related construction considerations; Part F--Blasting for rock slopes and related excavation considerations; Part G--(Field Manual) Description of Detail Line Engineering Geology Mapping Method; Part H--(Appendix) Chapter 9 of Landslides; Analysis and Control (TRB Report 176). A precise Table of Contents is given in each part of the manual.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This reference manual was prepared in conjunction with a series of Rock Slope Engineering Workshops sponsored by the Implementation Division of the Federal Highway Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Piteau (DR) and Associates, Limited

    Kapilano 100, Suite 708
    West Vancouver,   Canada 

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Piteau, D R
  • Publication Date: 1979-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00302193
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-TS-79-208 Manual
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-9218
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 19 1979 12:00AM