This volume brings together, from a wide range of experience, such information as may be useful in recognizing, avoiding, controlling, designing for, and correcting movement. Current geologic concepts and engineering principles and techniques are introduced, and both the analysis and control of soil and rock-slopes are addressed. New methods of stability analysis and the use of computer techniques in implementing these methods are included. Rock slope engineering and the selecting of shear-strength parameters for slope-stability analyses are covered in separate chapters. The first part of the book deals primarily with the definition and assessment of the landslide problem. It includes chapters on slope-movement types and processes, recognition and identification of landslides field investigations, instrumentation, and evaluation of strength properties. The second part of the book deals with solutions to the landslides problem; methods of slope-stability analysis, design techniques and remedial measures that can be applied to both soil and rock-slope problems are included.

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  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Created Date: May 26 1979 12:00AM