AuthorChowdhury, Robin
TitleGeotechnical slope analysis [electronic resource] / Robin Chowdhury ; other contributors, Phil Flentje, Gautam Bhattacharya
Imprint Boca Raton, FL. : CRC Press, c2010
Connect tohttp://marc.crcnetbase.com/isbn/9780203864203
Descript xxix, 737 p. : ill. (some col.), maps

CONTENT

Aims and overview : slopes, geology, and materials -- Basic geotechnical concepts -- Performance indicators and basic probability concepts -- Limit equilibrium methods I : planar failure surfaces -- Limit equilibrium methods II : slip surfaces and beyond critical equilibrium -- Stress-deformation analyses and their role in slope analysis -- Natural slope analysis considering initial stresses -- Plasticity and shear band analyses : a brief review -- Earthquake effects and seismic slope analysis -- Probabilistic approaches and reliability analyses -- Case study of urban slope stability -- Summing up


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