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wave effects on slope stability

wave effects on slope stability

wave effects on slope stability

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we need to evaluate the effects of waves crashing on a landfill's slope stability.  We are planning to calculate the effects of rapid increase and drawdown of groundwater levels.  Does anybody have any suggestions or references on how to calculate actual forces from the waves?

Thanks

RE: wave effects on slope stability

For the wave effects you may be able to model them using a program called CHAMP available from FEMA. Free !

http://www.fema.gov/mit/tsd/frm_soft.htm

Russ Faust, PE
Salem, OR

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