Landslides And Their Control - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444407429, 9780444601773

Landslides And Their Control

1st Edition

Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences

Authors: Quido Zaruba
eBook ISBN: 9780444601773
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st January 1969
Page Count: 214
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Landslides and Their Control provides information on slope stability; the origin of slope movements; and methods on how they are investigated, controlled, and prevented. The book covers topics such as soil and rock mechanics; the influence of ground water on landslides; as well as other factors that produce sliding movement. The book also includes the different types of landslides as well as examples from different territories; its investigation, interpretation of stability, and stability analysis; and corrective measures involved. The monograph is recommended for geologists who would like to know more about the nature of landslides and how they can be prevented, especially those who work in service for the government.

Table of Contents




Chapter L Introduction

1.1 Definition of the Term

1.2 Economic Significance of Landslides

Chapter 2 the Development of Landslides From the Point of View of Soil and Rock Mechanics

2.1 General Aspects

2.2 The Influence of the Mobilization of Shearing Resistance Upon the Development Of Slope Failures

2.3 The Influence of the State of Stress Upon the Development of Slope Failures

2.4 The Influence of Ground Water

2.5 Viscous Flow

Chapter 3 Factors Producing Slide Movements

3.1 Dependence of Slope Movements On the Amount of Precipitation

Chapter 4 Division of Sliding Phenomena

4.1 Geological Development of Landslides ThAndeir Age

Chapter 5 Geological Definition of the Main Landslide Types

5.1 Slope Movements of Surface Deposits

5.1.1 Creep of Debris

5.1.2 Bending of Beds

5.1.3 Sheet Slides

5.1.4 Earthflows

5.1.5 Earthflow Near Handlova

5.1.6 Debris Flows

5.1.7 Landslides Caused By the Outwashing of Sand

5.2 Landslides In Pelitic Rocks

5.2.1 Landslides Along Cylindrical Slide Surfaces

5.2.2 Landslides of Pelitic Rocks Along Predetermined Surfaces

5.2.3 Slope Movements Caused By the Squeezing Out of Soft Rocks

5.3 Slides of Solid Rocks

5.3.1 Rock Slides Along Predetermined Surfaces

5.3.2 Long-Term Deformations of Mountain Slopes (Gravitational Slides)

5.3.3 Rockfalls

5.4 Specific Types of Slope Movements

5.4.1 Solifluction

5.4.2 Sensitive Clays

5.4.3 Subaqueous Slides

Chapter 6 Geological Investigation of Landslides

6.1 Field Investigation

6.1.1 Survey of the Sliding Area

6.1.2 Use of Aerial Photographs For Landslide Survey

6.1.3 Geological Mapping of Sliding Slopes

6.1.4 Hydrogeological Research

6.1.5 The Determination of Shape of Sliding Surface

6.1.6 Survey of Sliding Movement

6.1.7 Measurement of Residual Horizontal Stress

6.1.8 Measurement of Electrical Potentials In Soils

6.2 Laboratory Investigations

6.3 Testing of Rocks

6.4 Cohesionless Soils and Rock Debris

6.5 Cohesive Soils

6.5.1 Mineralogical Composition

6.5.2 The Atterberg Limits

6.5.3 Strength of Cohesive Soils

6.5.4 Determination of the Immediate Modulus of Deformation

6.5.5 Rate of Consolidation Under Compression

Chapter 7 Interpretation of Exploration and Stability Analysis

7.1 Preliminary Analysis During Exploratory Work

7.2 the Design of Cuttings

7.2.1 The Shape of the Slip Surface

7.2.2 The Magnitude of Participating Forces

7.2.3 Problems of the Strength of Soils and Rocks

7.2.4 The Factor of Safety

7.2.5 The Stability Analysis

7.2.6 Pettersson's Method

7.2.7 Bishop's Method

7.3 Stability of Sliding Slopes

Chapter 8 Corrective Measures

8.1 Schedule of Stabilization Works

8.2 Treatment of the Slope Shape

8.3 Drainage of Landslides

8.3.1 Surface Drainage

8.3.2 Subsurface Drainage 1

8.4 Stabilization of Landslides By Vegetation

8.5 Retaining Walls and Similar Structures

8.6 Rock Bolts

8.7 Stabilization of Slope By Piles

8.8 Hardening of Soils

8.9 The Break of the Slip Surface By Blasting

Chapter 9 Prevention of Elope Failures

9.1 Programme For Engineering-Geological Exploration

9.2 Selection of the Site

9.2.1 Structures of Linear Character

9.2.2 Urban Planning

9.2.3 Hydrotechnic Structures

9.3 The Design of Earthworks

9.4 Construction Operations

Chapter 10 Survey of Landslides On the Territory of Czechoslovakia

10.1 Development and Distribution of Landslides In the Bohemian Massif

10.1.1 Landslides In the Cretaceous Formations of Bohemia

10.1.2 Landslides In the Ceske Stredohofi Mts

10.1.3 Landslides In the Tertiary North Bohemian Basins

10.2 Distribution and Types of Landslides In the Carpathian Area

10.2.1 Landslides In the Carpathian Flysch Area

10.2.2 Slide Areas At the Margins of Tertiary Volcanic Complexes

10.2.3 Landslides In the Neogene Complexes of the Carpathian Foredeep

10.2.4 Landslides In the Intra-Carpathian Depressions

10.2.5 Landslides In the Older Geological Formations





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