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Title: User's guide : UTEXAS3 slope-stability package. Volume 3, Example problems
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. North Pacific Division.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Transatlantic Division .
Computer Applications in Geotechnical Engineering Project (U.S.)
Geotechnical Aspects of the Computer-aided Structural Engineering Project (U.S.)
Edris, Earl V.
Munger, Dale F.
Brown, Roger A.
Keywords: Slopes (Soil mechanics)
UTEXAS3 (Computer programs)
Publisher: Geotechnical Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Instruction report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; GL-87-1 v.3.
Description: Technical report
Abstract: As part of the effort to explain, teach, and guide the Corps of Engineers in the proper use of the slope-stability analysis program, UTEXAS3, a series of 13 example problems were developed. These problems illustrate the various program options, analysis procedures, and have been patterned after existing projects. As much as possible, validated parameters were used; however, some variables were chosen for illustrative purposes. The results from limited parameter studies and use of the four analysis procedures available in UTEXAS3 show the sensitivity of various options and procedures on the analysis results. The four analysis procedures available in the program are Spencer's, Simplified Bishop, Corps of Engineers, Modified Swedish, and Lowe and Karafiathr’s
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