Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions ›› 2015, Vol. 7 ›› Issue (5): 469-474.doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1226.2015.00469

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Geotechnical methods of reinforcement of slopes near railroads

Vladimir D. Vereskun, Victor A. Yavna   

  1. Rostov State Transport University, Rostov-on-Don, 344038, Russia
  • Received:2015-02-26 Revised:2015-05-27 Published:2018-11-23
  • Contact: Prof., Victor A. Yavna, Chief of Department of Physics, Rostov State Transport University, 2, Rostovskogo Strelkovogo Polka Narodnogo Opolchenia sq., Rostov-on-Don, 344038, Russia. Tel: +7-(863)-2726420; E-mail:
  • Supported by:
    This work was supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (Grant No. 14.607.21.0110 of 27.11.2014), unique agreement identifier RFMEFI60714X0110.

Abstract: In order to generate well-based design decisions on reinforcement of landslide slopes and road embankment slopes, a system of combined geotechnical analysis of geological conditions is suggested which includes topographic and geophysical survey, and laboratory studies of soils using infra-red spectroscopy methods. Calculations of slopes' deflected modes are carried out with taking into account elastic and elasto-plastic behavior of soil, and the presence of supporting man-made constructions. Results of the application of the system suggested may be used as criteria for the classification of landslide slopes along permanent ways according to the degree of danger when used for transportation.

Key words: landslide slopes, railway track, engineering survey, computer simulation, stability factor

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