Slope Stability and Stabilization Methods

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John Wiley & Sons, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 712 pages
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A major revision of the comprehensive text/reference

Written by world-leading geotechnical engineers who share almost100 years of combined experience, Slope Stability andStabilization, Second Edition assembles the background information,theory, analytical methods, design and construction approaches, andpractical examples necessary to carry out a complete slopestability project.

Retaining the best features of the previous edition, this newbook has been completely updated to address the latest trends andmethodology in the field. Features include:

  • All-new chapters on shallow failures and stability of landfillslopes
  • New material on probabilistic stability analysis, cost analysisof stabilization alternatives, and state-of-the-art techniques intime-domain reflectometry to help engineers plan and model newdesigns
  • Tested and FHA-approved procedures for the geotechnical stageof highway, tunnel, and bridge projects
  • Sound guidance for geotechnical stage design and planning forvirtually all types of construction projects

Slope Stability and Stabilization, Second Edition isfilled with current and comprehensive information, making it one ofthe best resources available on the subject-and an essentialreference for today's and tomorrow's professionals in geology,geotechnical engineering, soil science, and landscapearchitecture.

 

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Contents

GENERAL SLOPE STABILITY CONCEPTS
1
ENGINEERING GEOLOGY PRINCIPLES
56
GROUNDWATER CONDITIONS
102
GEOLOGIC SITE EXPLORATION
162
LABORATORY TESTING AND INTERPRETATION
242
SLOPE STABILITY CONCEPTS
329
SLOPE STABILIZATION METHODS
462
DESIGN CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE
604
SHALLOW FAILURES
643
Features
652
STABILITY OF LANDFILL SLOPES
669
INDEX
703
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LEE W. ABRAMSON, a vice president of Hatch Mott MacDonald, Inc., is the author of the Handbook on Ground Control and Improvement (Wiley).

THOMAS S. LEE is a senior professional associate with Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.

SUNIL SHARMA is a professor of civil engineering at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.

GLENN M. BOYCE is a senior professional associate with Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.

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