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Lecture 2

CIVI 231 Lecture 2: Lab 2
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Fall 2016

Department
Civil Engin.
Course Code
CIVI 231
Professor
Samuel L I
Lecture
2

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Natural slope
Similar to trench
For access to the slope, you need to build an access tunnel
Excavation Slopes
Behind or outside the dam
Dam and Embankment
Surface Mine
Underground mine
Mine Slops
Artificial Slope
Two types
Types of Slopes
Dip
Dip Direction
Define the following for next class:
Typical Slope Shape
Type of Failure
Wedge is only for hard rock
Fundamental assumption at their core is that failure occurs through sliding of a block
or mass along a slip surface
Not used as much, since numerical methods are easier
Limit-equilibrium Method (LEM)
Numerical Methods
Two types of methods
Calculate Factor of Safety (FoS)
Lab 2
Monday, September 19, 2016
20:38
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lab 2 Monday, September 19, 2016 20:38 Types of Slopes • Two types ○ Natural slope ○ Artificial Slope  ExcavationSlopes □ Similar to trench □ For access to the slope, you need to build an access tunnel  Dam and Embankment □ Behind or outside the dam  Mine Slops □ Surface Mine  Open pit mine □ Underground mine Typical Slope Shape • Define the following for next class: ○ Dip ○ Dip Direction Type of Failure • Wedge is only for hard rock Calculate Factor of Safety (FoS) • Two types of methods ○ Limit-equilibrium Method (LEM)  Fundamental assumption at their core is that failure occurs through sliding of a block
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