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slope stability checks

slope stability checks

slope stability checks

does anyone know of a site with a good spreadsheet or something for checking slope stabilty rather than do numerous iterations by hand?

RE: slope stability checks

How about just buying a real slope stability program?  If you are in the business, you need the correct tools.  Or, you could try a free program, such as Caltrans' SnailZWin.

RE: slope stability checks

we don't do it really but it would be useful to do some prliminary checks before calling in the experts. Any links to that free site?

RE: slope stability checks

Then, before PCs there were chart solutions.  Heck, chart solutions are what started geotechnical engineering!


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RE: slope stability checks

Sometimes I still prefer chart-solutions for first estimations. Chart solution for slope stability analysis
you may find here: http://www.usace.army.mil/publications/eng-manuals/em1110-2-1902/entire.pdf
Be careful with simplified models disregarding the influence of seepage forces, slope stability is heavily influenced by this. In my opinion engineers should have gained a minimum of geotechnical expertise before performing slope stability analysis.

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