IJG  Vol.3 No.4 A , September 2012
The Influence of Earthquakes on Open-Pit Slope Stability
Affiliation(s)
State Mining University.
ABSTRACT
Estimation of stability of natural slopes, embankments, dams and open-pit slopes during earthquakes are complex and non-linear problems, therefore physical modeling is used for decision of it. As a result of physical modeling the pattern of seismic vibrations impact based on the movement process of probable collapse prism delineated by the most stressed plane of sliding has been established. Particular recommendations on the basis of safety factors selection in seismoactive zones are given.

Cite this paper
S. Tsirel, B. Zuev and A. Pavlovich, "The Influence of Earthquakes on Open-Pit Slope Stability," International Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2012, pp. 799-808. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2012.324081.
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