METHODS OF STABILITY ANALYSIS

The relative roles of limit equilibrium and deformation analyses are discussed, the principles of limit equilibrium analysis are outlined, and details (with examples) are given of the techniques commonly used in practice. Total effective stress analysis, total stress analysis of soil slopes, effective stress analysis of soil slopes, pore-pressure distribution and the analysis of rock slopes are detailed. The use of deformation analysis in the design of slopes is considered and its limitations are pointed out. It is noted that a deformation analysis, particularly an analysis utilizing the finite element method must include the following: the stress field must satisfy equilibrium at every point; boundary conditions of stress and deformation must be satisfied.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 155-171
  • Monograph Title: LANDSLIDES: ANALYSIS AND CONTROL
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00193493
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 26 1979 12:00AM