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Stability Analysis of Layered Soil Slopes

Rao, Asha Udaya and Sabhahit, N (2007) Stability Analysis of Layered Soil Slopes. In: Fourth Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering, 12-14 December, 2007, NITK, Suratkal. (Submitted)

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Abstract

The factor of safety against sliding for a given slope gives and indication of the stability of the slope. In the present work, stability of layered soil is studied. The factor of safety of a given surface for the slope is determined using Janbus’s (1973) method. Genetic Algorithm (GA) is used as a search technique to locate the critical slip surface of a given slope. The effect of various GA parameters (Population size, number of generations, crossover probability and mutation probability) of the solution is made and the results are tabulated.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Civil Engineering
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2011 05:15
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 05:15
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/1244

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