Soil Strength and Slope Stability (J.Michael.Duncan-G.Wright)26 December 2017
Soil Strength and Slope Stability (J.Michael.Duncan-G.Wright)
Evaluating the stability of slopes in soil is an important, interesting, and challenging aspect of civil engineering. Concerns with slope stability have driven some of the most important advances in our understanding of the complex behavior of soils. Extensive engineering and research studies performed over the past 70 years provide a sound set of soil mechanics
principles with which to attack practical problems of slope stability.
The objective of this book is to draw together some of the lessons that have been learned about measuring soil strengths and performing limit equilibrium analyses of stability into a consistent, clear, and convenient reference for students and practicing engineers.