TITLE

Discussion to the paper 'Expected damage from displacement of slow-moving slides' by M.F. Mansour, N.R. Morgenstern and C.D. Martin

AUTHOR(S)
Picarelli, Luciano
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Landslides;Dec2011, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p553
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Report
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a few points emerging from the paper "Expected Damage From Displacement of Slow-Moving Slides," by M. F. Mansour et al. The paper presents a list of published cases concerning slow-moving slides and their interaction with man-made works. It reports on two schematic diagrams that focused on the three basic phases of creep.
ACCESSION #
67480772

 

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