Slope stability assessment using optimization techniques: An overview

Mohd. Raihan Taha, Mohammad Khajehzadeh, Ahmed El-Shafie

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Abstract

Slope stability analysis has received increased attention recently. Slope stability problems may be solved using both deterministic and probabilistic approaches and can be characterized as optimization problems. In the deterministic approach, the factor of safety is the function to be minimized, and for probabilistic analysis, the reliability index is considered the objective function. The search for the minimum factor of safety or the reliability index is a very complicated optimization problem, and many successful optimization methods have been employed to solve this problem. This paper presents a survey of the literature on the various optimization methods applied to solving slope stability problems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1901-1915
Number of pages15
JournalElectronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering
Volume15 R
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Keywords

  • Deterministic analysis
  • Optimization
  • Probabilistic analysis
  • Slope stability

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  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

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Slope stability assessment using optimization techniques : An overview. / Taha, Mohd. Raihan; Khajehzadeh, Mohammad; El-Shafie, Ahmed.

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