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  • Slope Stability and Stabilization Methods
    by Lee W. Abramson and Thomas S. Lee

Objectives

At the end of this course:

• Students should have a general idea about the stability of slopes.

• Students should have a general idea about the seepage in soils.

• Students should have the ability to analyze and design of man-made and natural slopes.

• Students should be able to apply engineering principles to slope stability issues with realistic site information.

SYLLABUS

Daily Schedule
8:00 Registration and Coffee (Day 1 only)
8:30 Seminar begins
12:00 Lunch (provided)
4:30 Adjournment

There is a one-hour lunch break each day in addition to a refreshments and networking break each morning and afternoon. Lunch and refreshments are provided.

Day I

Review of Soil Mechanics Concepts

  • Basic soil mechanics concepts, index properties of soil, stress in soil
  • Flow of water in soil and its engineering consequences, steady-state seepage
  • Failure in soil, shear strength properties of soil

Subsurface Investigation

  • Purpose and scope
  • Site investigation techniques, geophysical explorations
  • Geotechnical drilling, soil sampling, field tests, lab testing
  • Interpretation of geotechnical reports

Slope Stability analysis

  • Modes of slope failure
  • Factors affecting stability of a slope
  • Basic design considerations
  • Loading conditions: steady-state seepage, sudden drawdown stability
  • Theory of stability analysis
  • Common slope stability analysis techniques (hand calculation)
  • Use of computer program for slope stability analysis
  • Stability during earthquakes

Day II

Design Criteria for Embankment Dams

  • General design criteria
  • Seepage analysis and piping
  • Upstream and downstream slope design
  • Drawdown stability
  • Case studies (hydraulic embankments and tailing dams)

Review of Slope Stabilization Techniques

  • Techniques increasing shear strength of slope materials
  • Techniques decreasing shear stress in slope
  • Stabilization of rock slopes
  • Case studies (slope stability analysis and stabilization methods)

Use of Retaining Structures for Slope Stabilization

  • Lateral earth pressure
  • Selection of proper retaining structure
  • Rigid retaining walls for slope stabilization
  • Flexible retaining structures for excavation stability
  • Geosynthetic walls for slope stabilization

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