Feldspars swellshrink kaolinite weak posive and negave

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Unformatted text preview: strength + root strength) Slope Material §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  Material, topography & moisture content Loose material above bedrock is inherently weak Fractures in any kind of rocks Contacts between rocks of different strength Faults Slip surfaces of old landslides Planar Internal Rock Surfaces FoliaIon Plane (Metamorphic rocks) Bedding Planes (Sediments) Daylighted Beds Clays §༊  §༊  §༊  Weathered feldspars Swell/shrink Kaolinite §༊  §༊  weak posi:ve and nega:ve charges, soR and weak structure Smec:te §༊  volcanic ash, open structure between layers Quick Clays LiquefacIon of §༊  §༊  Water- saturated muds in marine bays, estuaries, old saline lakebeds Common along northern coasts of Canada, Alaska, Europe Lemieux Flow 1993 Leda Clay, St. Lawrence River, Ontario, Canada Fig. 8- 8, p. 189 What types of internal surfaces are LEAST prone to sliding? a)  planes sloping at somewhat steeper angles than the slope b)  planes sloping at somewhat gentler angles than the slope c)  old landslide slip surfaces d)  daylighted surfaces e)  planes cemented by smec:te Moisture Content Water pressure at base of slope...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2014 for the course CSE 132 taught by Professor Lang during the Winter '08 term at UC Irvine.

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