Probabilistic Slope Stability Analyses Using Limit Equilibrium and Finite Element Methods

2015-10-16
Akbas, Burak
Huvaj Sarıhan, Nejan
This paper compares the results of different probabilistic approaches and emphasizes the necessity of probabilistic analyses in slope stability studies. To do that, Limit Equilibrium Method (LEM) and Finite Element Method (FEM) are utilized and their outputs are compared in terms of probability of failure (PF), reliability index (RI), factor of safety (FS) and the failure surface. Lastly, concept of Random Finite Element Method (RFEM) is studied and effects of spatial correlation distance are investigated.

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Citation Formats
B. Akbas and N. Huvaj Sarıhan, “Probabilistic Slope Stability Analyses Using Limit Equilibrium and Finite Element Methods,” 2015, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/41623.