LANDSLIDES: INVESTIGATION AND MITIGATION. CHAPTER 17 - STABILIZATION OF SOIL SLOPES

The subject of this chapter is the stabilization of soil slopes. Emphasis is on recent case histories and innovations in slope stabilization techniques since 1978. The discussion is organized around the following three approaches to the design of stable slopes: (1) Avoid the problem; (2) Reduce the forces tending to cause movement; and (3) Increase the forces resisting movement.

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  • Authors:
    • Holtz, Robert D
    • Schuster, Robert L
  • Publication Date: 1996

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 439-473
  • Monograph Title: LANDSLIDES: INVESTIGATION AND MITIGATION
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  • Accession Number: 00722506
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 030906208X
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  • Created Date: Jun 6 1996 12:00AM