Stability of Slope

  • Mao-Hong Yu
  • Jian-Chun Li
Part of the Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China book series (ATSTC)


There are more and more side slope problems and slope engineering problems every day along with the increase in human activity. These will be the most common geotechnical engineering problems needing to be addressed in the natural geological environment. The side slope in civil engineering, water conservation engineering as well as traffic engineering is extremely common. Many excellent monographs are devoted to this field (Baker and Gather, 1978; Bishop, 1955; Brand, 1989; Chen, 2003; Chen et al., 2005; Cividin, 2001; Dong et al., 2004; Duncan, 1996; Fredinnd, 1984; Hudson and Harrison, 1997; Janbu, 1973; Leshchinsky, 1990, 1992; Morgenstem, 1992; Morgenstem and Price, 1965; Pan, 1980; Zhang and Zhou, 1997; Zhou and Yang, 2005).


Plastic Zone Slope Stability Yield Criterion Slope Stability Analysis Side Slope 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mao-Hong Yu
    • 1
  • Jian-Chun Li
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.Swiss Federal Institute of TechnologySwitzerland

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