TXT-tool 4.084-1.1 Soil Slope Stability Analysis

Chapter

Abstract

Analysis of soil slope stability by the limit equilibrium method is presented. First, fundamental concepts of the method are described. Geotechnical parameters of soils for stability analysis are then discussed. Infinite slope stability is assessed with SINMAP in a GIS-based environment. Then a method of slope stability analyses is presented using the software SLOPE/W. Rainfall-induced slope instability is analyzed with the support of SEEP/W software, which can export pore-water pressure distributions in different rainfall into the analysis of SLOPE/W. Charts for rapid assessment of infinite slope stability are also introduced.

Keywords

Slope stability Limit equilibrium Factor of safety SINMAP GEOSLOPE 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.VNU University of ScienceVietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU)Thanh Xuan, HanoiVietnam
  2. 2.International Consortium on LandslidesGokasho, UjiJapan

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