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FHWA NHI-00-044 - Corrosion/ Degradation of Soil Reinforcements for Mechanically Earth Stabilized Walls and Reinforced Soil Slopes. Discusses corrosion of metals, corrosive soil environments, geosynthetic durability and degradation, monitoring and testing for soil reinforcements.

FHWA IF-99-026 - Design and Construction Monitoring of Soil Nail Walls. Contains basic concepts, history and construction of soil nail walls. Includes references to other publications, FHWA research and cost data.

FHWA RD-83-027 Link - Design and Construction of Stone Columns, Vol. 1. Describes construction and design aspects of stone columns used for ground improvement and stabilizing soils.

FHWA RD-83-027 - Design and Construction of Stone Columns, Vol. 2. Appendix of volume 1 that describes construction and design aspects of stone columns used for ground improvement and stabilizing soils.

FHWA RD-97-142, 143, 144, and 00-157 - Durability of Geosynthetics for Highway Applications. This research document was intended to predict long-term strength loss of geosynthetic tensile capacity, primarily for mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining walls, reinforced soil slopes and foundation applications.

NAVFAC 7.01 - Soil Mechanics. This publication includes soil/ rock identification and properties, field exploration, field testing, instrumentation, laboratory testing, distribution of stresses, settlement analysis, volume expansion, seepage, erosion control, drainage filters, slope stability and slope protection.

NAVFAC 7.03 - Soil Dynamics and Special Design Aspects. Main topics include soil dynamics, earthquake engineering and special design aspects. Information pertaining to these topics include machine foundations, impact loadings, dynamic soil properties, slope stability, bearing capacity, settlement, vibratory compaction, pile driving analysis and field testing, ground anchor systems, seismic design parameters, liquefaction, sheet pile walls and laboratory testing.

USACE TM 5-852-4 - Arctic and Subarctic Construction - Foundations for Structures. The main topics are site investigations, foundation design, construction considerations and monitoring for structures in cold weather. Includes material considerations, excavation, backfill, inspection, slope stability, retaining walls, creep and bearing capacity.

USACE EM 1110-1-2908 - Rock Foundations

USACE EM 1110-2-1902 - Slope Stability. Note: This publication does not have an appendix. For link to appendix, click here.


References to Slope Stability in other Publications

Bishop, A.W., The Use of the Slip Circle in the Stability Analysis of Slopes," Geotechnique, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp 7-17, 1955.

Budhu, M., Soil Mechanics and Foundations, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2000.

Huang, Y.H., Stability Analysis of Earth Slopes, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. Inc., New York, 1983.

Phukan, Arvind, Frozen Ground Engineering, Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1985. This publication has information on soil classifications including a frost susceptibility soil classification, ice descriptions, as well as physical, mechanical and thermal properties of frozen soils. Drilling, sampling and testing are discussed. This book also includes a foundation design philosophy, and analysis of thaw settlement, shallow foundations, pile foundations, roadways, airfields, utility systems, and slope stability.

Scott, R.F., Principles of Soil Mechanics, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1963.


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