Intergalactic Soil Nails: Excavation Support for the Deep Space Auditorium
A software company based outside Madison, Wis., had a need for an auditorium as part of its campus expansion in 2011. The 829,000-sq-ft, 11,400-seat "Deep Space" auditorium was to be built underground,...

Embankments, Dams, and Slopes (EDS) Committee

Long-Term Performance Monitoring of a Hillside Retaining Wall
To accommodate expansion of the West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, WA, a 3,000-ft-long soldier pile, tieback-anchored retaining wall was constructed from May 1991 to May 1992. An oblique...

Is There a Movement Toward Three-dimensional Slope Stability Analyses?
Over the past few years, interest in performing three-dimensional (3-D) slope stability analyses has surged. An increasing number of research papers on this topic are being published at...

Stabilizing Colorado's Rock Slopes by Gluing, Scanning, and Bolting

Avoiding Surprises in Slope Stability

Risk and Performance of a Rock Cut Slope

On the Evaluation of Static Soil Properties

Using Micropiles for Slope Stabilization

Electrokinetic Strengthening and Repair of Slopes

Estimating Slope Stability Reduction due to Rain Infiltration Mounding
(Originally published in J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 2006, 132(9), 1219-1228.)...

Estimation of Curve Numbers for Concrete and Asphalt
All impervious surfaces are assigned a Curve Number (CN) of 98. However, no field or experimental evidence exists (to our knowledge) that shows why the impervious CN was assigned a value...

Slope Effect on House Shrink-Swell Movements
(Originally published in Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1980, 106(12), 1327-1344.)...

Book Review: Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration by Horst J. Schor and Donald H. Gray. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2007

Sensitivity of Raster-Based Model of Hillslope Hydrology and Sediment Transport to DEM Resolution

Evaluation of the Green Terramesh Reinforced Slope System
Final Report

Sustainable Steep Vegetated Slopes Through Soil Bioengineering

Book Review of Geotechnical Testing, Observation, and Documentation; Subsurface Drainage for Slope Stabilization; Selected Geotechnical Papers of James K. Mitchell

Characteristics and Implications of Relict Carbonate Paleoshorelines
Throughout the Florida-Bahamas region, the accumulation of coastal carbonate deposits, excepting the present highstand, appears to be episodic. Back through time these deposits provide...

Book Review of Subsurface Drainage for Slope Stabilization by Kevin Forrester

 

 

 

 

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