Stability Analysis of Rock Slope Based on Preferred Structural Plane
Aimed at stability of rock slope, the attitude of structural plane is statistically analyzed with a combined method of rose diagram and pole equidensite diagram, and the preferred structural planes which are dominant in stability of slope were further determined by a lot of factors such as the terrain and topographical features of slope, the lithologic characters and the development of structural plane. Besides, the stereographic projection method is applied to qualitative analysis for the stability of rock slope. The results show that preferred structural plane can effectively reveal the nature of rock slope stability and provide a dimensional discriminant approach for stability of rock mass slope.
Chaohe Chen, Yong Huang and Guangfan Li
W. Zhong et al., "Stability Analysis of Rock Slope Based on Preferred Structural Plane", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 243-249, pp. 2254-2258, 2011