Soil strength and slope stability /

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Author / Creator:Duncan, J. M. (James Michael)
Imprint:Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2005.
Description:ix, 297 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Slopes (Soil mechanics)
Slopes (Soil mechanics)
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5614272
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Other authors / contributors:Wright, Stephen G. (Stephen Gailord), 1943-
ISBN:0471691631 (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-293) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Examples and Causes of Slope Failure
  • Chapter 3. Soil Mechanics Principles
  • Chapter 4. Stability Conditions for analyses
  • Chapter 5. Shear Strengths of Soil and Municipal Solid Waste
  • Chapter 6. Mechanics of Limit Equilibrium Procedures
  • Chapter 7. Methods of Analyzing Slope Stability
  • Chapter 8. Reinforced Slopes and Embankments
  • Chapter 9. Analyses for Rapid Drawdown
  • Chapter 10. Seismic Slope Stability
  • Chapter 11. Analyses of Embankments with Partial Consolidation of Weak Foundations
  • Chapter 12. Analyses to Back-Calculate Strengths
  • Chapter 13. Factors of Safety and Reliability
  • Chapter 14. Important Details of Stability Analyses
  • Chapter 15. Presenting Results of Stability Evaluations
  • Chapter 16. Slope Stabilization and Repair
  • Appendix: Slope Stability Charts
  • References
  • Index