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Rainfall-induced soil slope failure : stability analysis and probabilistic assessment / Lulu Zhang, Jinhui Li, Xu Li, Jie Zhang, Hong Zhu.

By: Zhang, Lulu [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCopyright date: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ©2016Description: xxiii, 374 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781498752794 (hbk.); 1498752799 (hbk.).Subject(s): Landslide hazard analysis -- Statistical methods | Landslides -- Risk assessment -- Statistical methods | Rainfall probabilitiesDDC classification: 551.307 ZHA Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction Slope Failures under Rainfall and Failure Mechanisms Recent Advances and Hot Research Topics Outline of the Book References Infiltration and Seepage Analysis in Soil Slopes Introduction Estimation of Infiltration Rate Based on Conceptual Model Seepage Analysis in Unsaturated Soil Slopes Based on Physical Governing Equation Analytical Solutions of the Richards Equation Numerical Analysis of the Richards Equation Typical Pore-Water Pressure Profiles under Rainfall Condition Soil Conditions under Which Matric Suction Can Be Maintained References Stability Analysis of Slope Under Rainfall Infiltration Based on Limit Equilibrium Introduction Infinite-Slope Stability Analysis Based on 1D Infiltration Profile Slope Stability Analysis Based on Limit Equilibrium Methods Controlling Factors for Rainfall-Induced Landslides Spatially Distributed Model of Hazard Assessment of Rainfall-Induced Landslides References Coupled Hydromechanical Analysis for Unsaturated Soil Slope Introduction Modeling of Unsaturated Soil Based on Continuity Mechanics Slope Stability Analysis Based on Coupled Modeling Illustrative Examples References Stability of Soil Slope with Cracks Introduction Prediction of Unsaturated Hydraulic Functions of Cracked Soil Example Stability of Soil Slope with Cracks References Stability Analysis of Colluvium Slopes upon a Rainstorm Introduction Hydraulic Properties of Colluvial Soils Shear Strength of Colluvial Soils An Example References Reliability Analysis of Slope under Rainfall Introduction Fundamental Concept of Reliability Reliability Methods and Applications on Slope Stability Uncertainties of Soil Properties Effects of Uncertainty of Hydraulic Properties on Infiltration and Slope Stability Reliability Analysis of Rainfall-Induced Slope Failure: An Example of the Sau Mau Ping Landslide Quantitative Risk Assessment of Landslide and Risk Acceptance Criteria References Probabilistic Assessment of Random Heterogeneous Soil Slopes Spatial Variability of Soils Random Field Theory Modeling of Random Field Seepage and Stability of a Random Heterogeneous Slope under Rainfall Infiltration References Probabilistic Model Calibration Introduction Probabilistic Model Calibration within Bayesian Framework Markov Chain Monte Carlo Simulation Method Procedures for Probabilistic Model Calibration and Prediction Example 1: A Cut Slope Failure Example 2: Lai Ping Road Landslide Example 3: An Instrumented Site of Natural Terrain in Hong Kong References
Summary: "This is an authoriized translation from the Chinese language edition published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press."--t.p. verso.
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"A Spon Press book."

"This is an authoriized translation from the Chinese language edition published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press."--t.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction Slope Failures under Rainfall and Failure Mechanisms Recent Advances and Hot Research Topics Outline of the Book References Infiltration and Seepage Analysis in Soil Slopes Introduction Estimation of Infiltration Rate Based on Conceptual Model Seepage Analysis in Unsaturated Soil Slopes Based on Physical Governing Equation Analytical Solutions of the Richards Equation Numerical Analysis of the Richards Equation Typical Pore-Water Pressure Profiles under Rainfall Condition Soil Conditions under Which Matric Suction Can Be Maintained References Stability Analysis of Slope Under Rainfall Infiltration Based on Limit Equilibrium Introduction Infinite-Slope Stability Analysis Based on 1D Infiltration Profile Slope Stability Analysis Based on Limit Equilibrium Methods Controlling Factors for Rainfall-Induced Landslides Spatially Distributed Model of Hazard Assessment of Rainfall-Induced Landslides References Coupled Hydromechanical Analysis for Unsaturated Soil Slope Introduction Modeling of Unsaturated Soil Based on Continuity Mechanics Slope Stability Analysis Based on Coupled Modeling Illustrative Examples References Stability of Soil Slope with Cracks Introduction Prediction of Unsaturated Hydraulic Functions of Cracked Soil Example Stability of Soil Slope with Cracks References Stability Analysis of Colluvium Slopes upon a Rainstorm Introduction Hydraulic Properties of Colluvial Soils Shear Strength of Colluvial Soils An Example References Reliability Analysis of Slope under Rainfall Introduction Fundamental Concept of Reliability Reliability Methods and Applications on Slope Stability Uncertainties of Soil Properties Effects of Uncertainty of Hydraulic Properties on Infiltration and Slope Stability Reliability Analysis of Rainfall-Induced Slope Failure: An Example of the Sau Mau Ping Landslide Quantitative Risk Assessment of Landslide and Risk Acceptance Criteria References Probabilistic Assessment of Random Heterogeneous Soil Slopes Spatial Variability of Soils Random Field Theory Modeling of Random Field Seepage and Stability of a Random Heterogeneous Slope under Rainfall Infiltration References Probabilistic Model Calibration Introduction Probabilistic Model Calibration within Bayesian Framework Markov Chain Monte Carlo Simulation Method Procedures for Probabilistic Model Calibration and Prediction Example 1: A Cut Slope Failure Example 2: Lai Ping Road Landslide Example 3: An Instrumented Site of Natural Terrain in Hong Kong References

"This is an authoriized translation from the Chinese language edition published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press."--t.p. verso.

English language translation.

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