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Stability of rock slopes

Symposium on Rock Mechanics University of Illinois 1971.

Stability of rock slopes

proceedings, thirteenth Symposium on Rock Mechanics, held at the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, August 30-September 1, 1971

by Symposium on Rock Mechanics University of Illinois 1971.

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Published by American Society of Civil Engineers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock slopes -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Edward J. Cording.
    ContributionsCording, Edward J., U.S. National Committee for Rock Mechanics., Illinois. University at Urbana-Champaign.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA706 .S88 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 912 p. :
    Number of Pages912
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4952757M
    LC Control Number76380975

      The stability of rock slopes is an important issue in both civil and mining engineering. On civil projects, rock cuts must be safe from rock falls and large-scale slope instability during both construction and by: (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The stability of rock slopes is an important issue in both civil and mining engineering.a On civil projects, rock cuts must be safe from rock falls and large-scale slope instability during both construction and operation.

    Slope Stability in Surface Mining creates a common platform on which to base correct, economical, and safe slope design and construction decisions. Reviews: The book emphasizes the stability of the rock slope itself in open-pit or strip mines, but also considers the stability of waste rock embankments, tailings dams, and heap leach facilities. Slope stability refers to the condition of inclined soil or rock slopes to withstand or undergo stability condition of slopes is a subject of study and research in soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering and engineering geology. Slope stability analyses include static and dynamic, analytical or empirical methods to evaluate the stability of earth and rock-fill dams, .

    This manual is concerned with the stability of rock slopes, with methods for assessing this stability and with techniques for improving the stability of slopes which are potentially hazardous. It is intended that it serve as both an Instruction manual for engineers carrying out slope stability investigations and designing rock slopes, and a. Stability of Slopes Eddie Bromhead, E.N. Bromhead The new edition of this successful book has been thoroughly revised to take account of recent advances in .


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