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Main Title Computer Oriented Stability Analysis of Reservoir Slopes.
Author Carte, R. K. ; Lovell, Jr, C. W. ; Har, M. E. ;
CORP Author Purdue Univ., Lafayette, Ind. Water Resources Research Center.
Year Published 1971
Report Number TR-17; DI-14-01-001-1633 ;DI-01-001-3014; OWRR-A-009-IND; 07058,; A-009-IND(1)
Stock Number PB-198 432
Additional Subjects ( Reservoirs ; Slopes) ; ( Slopes ; Stability) ; Hydrology ; Topography ; Safety engineering ; Accident prevention ; Data processing ; Computer programs ; FORTRAN ; FORTRAN 4 programming language ; Slope stability
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-198 432 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 129p
The purpose of the research was to develop a computer-assisted system of stability analysis for specific reservoir slopes. The versatility of the developed programs includes accommodations for variable ground surface and profile characteristics, both uniform and concentrated external boundary loadings, spatial variations in water pressure, and irregular as well as circular shaped failure surfaces. Several limiting equilibrium analyses by methods of slices have been reviewed. One of these, the modified Bishop technique, previously considered applicable only to circular failure surfaces, was modified to include irregular shaped surfaces. The programs have been written in elementary Fortran IV language. There are currently five main programs and eleven integrated supporting routines. Conversion of the programs to small computer systems is considered highly practical.