Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure: Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment

Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure: Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780367139018
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/16/2019
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lulu Zhang Lulu is a professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University, China.

Jinhui Li is an associate professor at Harbin Institute of Technology, China.

Xu Li is an associate professor at Beijing Jiaotong University, China.

Jie Zhang is an associate professor at Tongji University, China.

Hong Zhu is a research assistant at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Table of Contents

Slope Failures under Rainfall and Failure Mechanisms
Recent Advances and Hot Research Topics
Outline of the Book

Infiltration and Seepage Analysis in Soil Slopes
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

Stability Analysis of Slope Under Rainfall Infiltration Based on Limit Equilibrium
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

Coupled Hydromechanical Analysis for Unsaturated Soil Slope
Modeling of Unsaturated Soil Based on Continuity Mechanics
Slope Stability Analysis Based on Coupled Modeling
Illustrative Examples

Stability of Soil Slope with Cracks
Prediction of Unsaturated Hydraulic Functions of Cracked Soil
Stability of Soil Slope with Cracks

Stability Analysis of Colluvium Slopes upon a Rainstorm
Hydraulic Properties of Colluvial Soils
Shear Strength of Colluvial Soils
An Example

Reliability Analysis of Slope under Rainfall
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

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

Probabilistic Model Calibration
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

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