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Author: S.S. Sandroni

A case study describing the experience in modeling and designing the process of construction of the Rio Grande
Breakwater on soft clay deposits is summarized in this paper. Field performance during and after embankment construction was monitored with inclinometers, magnetometers and electrical piezometers providing the necessary information ...

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Probabilistic and deterministic stability analyses of the progress of a large mine pit excavation in Brazil are presented herein. A simple method of reliability analysis for quantifying the probability of failure of slopes has been considered and its advantages and limitations are briefly discussed. The variance of the factor of safety is computed for s...

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