Planning slopes in shale and other rocks: M38-8/27E-PDF

"In initiating this paper the suggestion was made that it should be on the design of slopes in shale. As the design of slopes in any rock at the present time is very difficult, the paper has been written on the planning of the slopes. The word 'planning' is to be interpreted in the more general sense of 'considerations to be aware of in planning' rather than being a definite procedure or check list for practical purposes. The subject is treated under the headings of: design - types of slope failure - classification of shales - case histories - and planning"--Introd., p. 2.

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Department/Agency Natural Resources Canada. Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources. Mines Branch.
Title Planning slopes in shale and other rocks
Series Title Reprint series ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. "Conference Preprint 342 of ASCE Water Resources Engineering Conference/Denver Colorado, May 16-20, 1966." Historical publication digitized from print 2017 [by Natural Resources Canada].
Date 1966.
Number of Pages 43 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • M38-8/27E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 300106
Subject Terms Mining industry, Rocks, Physics