Flexural Toppling Failure in Rock Slopes: From Theory to Applications

Toppling failure is one of the most common modes of failure of rock slopes in layered rock strata. Flexural toppling is one of the well-known modes of the failure. This type of failure occurs due to bending stress. In this article, a brief yet comprehensive review of toppling failure is presented. F...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Abbas Majdi, Mehdi Amini
Format: Article
Published: University of Tehran 2011-12-01
Series:International Journal of Mining and Geo-Engineering
Online Access:http://ijmge.ut.ac.ir/article_30513_9abcc988194f4b1711c966f96470d9b5.pdf