Stability of excavated slopes in horizontally bedded rock
AuthorInghram, Brent J.
Geological Sciences and Engineering
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Possible modes of slope failure in horizontally bedded, soft sedimentary rock were examined at an open pit mine in the southern Powder River Basin, Wyoming. A stability analysis was developed for slab failures, and a sensitivity analysis was performed for small scale slab failures.
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