Landslides: Investigation and Mitigation (National Research Council (U.s.) Transportation Research Board Special Report)
Publish Date: 1996-06-01
This Special Report is a greatly expanded edition of a previous report on landslides (Special Report 176, Landslides: Analysis and Control) published in 1978. The new report, which has been designed with an even broader international scope, contains comprehensive, practical discussions of field investigations, laboratory testing, and stability analysis procedures and technologies; comprehensive references to the literature; and discussions of case studies, state-of-the-art techniques, and research directions. The report is presented in five sections: (1) Principles, Definitions, and Assessment; (2) Investigation; (3) Strength and Stability Analysis; (4) Mitigation; and (5) Special Cases and Materials. The report's 25 chapters are individually authored and each has a separate entry in the TRIS data base. An Author Index and a Subject Index are provided.