STABILITY OF COMPACTED ROCKFILL SLOPES

The Mohr failure envelopes for compacted rockfills exhibit significant curvature particularly at low and medium stresses. A computer program for cirular arc slope stability analysis has been modified to accept these non-linear failure envelopes. A dimensionless stability number has been introduced to facilitate the production of charts for the rapid assessment of rockfill slope stability. The effect of submergence on the stability of compacted rockfill slopes has been examined. (Author/TRRL)

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 61-70
  • Serial:
    • GEOTECHNIQUE
    • Volume: 34
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: Thomas Telford Limited
    • ISSN: 0016-8505

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00390495
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1985 12:00AM