Investigation of slope failures in soil mechanics

Hamed Niroumand, Khairul Anuar Kassim, Amin Ghafooripour, Ramli Nazir, Yaghoub Zolfeghari Far

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    Slope failures are disasters that happen all around the world. Occurrence of slope failures depends on number of factors. To safeguard the safety of the public from slope failure hazards, proper geotechnical input by the engineers with geotechnical experience is very important. The geotechnical input includes four important stages namely, planning, design, construction and maintenance. Whenever failures occur, engineers are responsible to the problems. The paper observed the assessment of slope failures.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2703-2720
    Number of pages18
    JournalElectronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering
    Issue numberHR
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


    • Failure
    • Failure mechanism
    • Slope
    • Slope stabilization


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