RESIDUAL SOIL PROPERTIES AND THEIR RELATION TO SLOPE FAILURE PATTERNS

Slope failures are frequent in the residual soils of Japan because of unusual soil characteristics that are not yet well understood. The author has established a soil classification system based mainly on the physical properties of a soil. After examining the relation of soil properties to slope failure patterns, it is concluded that the type of slope failure is closely related to the physical properties of the soil profile. (A)

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    Kyoto University

    Disaster Prevention Research, Gokasho
    Uji City, Kyoto,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Nishida, K
  • Publication Date: 1989

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00606954
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1991 12:00AM