Alternative Title

Paper No. 2.34

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

3-8-1998

Session End Date

3-15-1998

Abstract

Six events of landslides occurred simultaneously on weathered Andesitic Breccia in Samigaluh Area, following the heavy rainfall. Field investigation, laboratory works and slope stability analysis were carried out to assess the mechanism of the failures, their controlling factor and identify the triggering rainfall characteristics. It was found that the rainfall was the key factor inducing the failure. However, further investigation which incorporates slope hydrodynamic numerical modeling is still required, in order to find the triggering rainfall characteristics. In addition, the role of slope inclination was less significant than the soil and vegetation types covering the slopes. Finally, the landslide susceptibility map could be performed to support the prevention system.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

Fourth Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

3-8-1998

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1998 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Natural Slope Failure on Weathered Andesitic Breccia in Samigaluh Area, Indonesia

St. Louis, Missouri

Six events of landslides occurred simultaneously on weathered Andesitic Breccia in Samigaluh Area, following the heavy rainfall. Field investigation, laboratory works and slope stability analysis were carried out to assess the mechanism of the failures, their controlling factor and identify the triggering rainfall characteristics. It was found that the rainfall was the key factor inducing the failure. However, further investigation which incorporates slope hydrodynamic numerical modeling is still required, in order to find the triggering rainfall characteristics. In addition, the role of slope inclination was less significant than the soil and vegetation types covering the slopes. Finally, the landslide susceptibility map could be performed to support the prevention system.