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Abramson, L.W., Lee, T.S., Sharma, S. and Boyce, G.M. (2001). Slope Stability and Stabilization Methods, 2nd edition, John Wiley & Sons.

Ching, R.K.H. and Fredlund, D.G. (1983). "Some difficulties associated with the limit equilibrium method of slices." Canadian Geotechnical Journal, vol.20. pp. 661-672.

Duncan, J.M. and Wright, S.G. (2005). Soil Strength and Slope Stability, John Wiley and Sons Inc.

Duncan, J.M., Wright, S.G. and Brandon, T.L. (2014). Soil Strength and Slope Stability, 2nd edition, John Wiley and Sons Inc.

Cheng, Y.M. and Lau, C.K. (2017). Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilization: New Methods and Insight, 2nd edition, Routledge.

Strength Models

Barton, N.R. and Choubey, V. (1977). The shear strength of rock joints in theory and practice. Rock Mech. 10(1-2), 1-54.

Esterhuizen, J., Filz, G.M. and Duncan, J.M. (2001). Constitutive Behaviour of Geosynthetic Interfaces, Journal of GeoTechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, October 2001, pp 834-840.

Hoek, E. and Bray, J.W. (1981). Rock Slope Engineering, Revised 3rd edition, The Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, London.

Hoek, E., Carranza-Torres, C. and Corkum, B. (2002). "Hoek-Brown Failure Criterion – 2002 Edition", NARMS 2002.

Ladd, C.C. and Foote, R. (1974). A new design procedure for stability of soft clays. Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division. ASCE, Vol. 100, No. GT7. pp. 763-786.

Miller, S.M. (1988). Modeling Shear Strength at Low Normal Stresses for Enhanced Rock Slope Engineering. Proc. Of 39th Highway Geology Symp, 346-356.


Fredlund, D.G. and Rahardjo, H. (1993). "Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils." John Wiley, New York.

Fredlund, D.G. and Xing, A. (1994). "Equations for the soil-water characteristic curve." Canadian Geotechnical Journal 31, 521-532.

Fredlund, D. G. (2000). "The 1999 R.M. Hardy Lecture: The implementation of unsaturated soil mechanics into geotechnical engineering." Can. Geotech. J. 37: 963–986.

Skempton, A.W. (1954). "The pore pressure coefficients A and B". Geotechnique, 4(4), 143-147.


Esterhuizen, J., Filz, G.M. and Duncan, J.M. (2001). Constitutive Behaviour of Geosynthetic Interfaces, Journal of GeoTechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, October 2001, pp 834-840.

Forsman, J. and Slunga, E. (1994). The Interface Friction and Anchor Capacity of Synthetic Georeinforcements, Fifth International Conference on Geotextiles, Geomembranes and Related Products, Singapore, September 1994.

Jewell, R.A. (1996). Soil Reinforcement With Geotextiles, Special Publication 123, Construction Industry Research and Information Association, London.


Chugh, A.K. (1981). "Pore Water Pressure in Natural Slopes." International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 5, 449 – 454, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Duncan, J. M., Wright, S. G., and Wong, K. S. (1990). “Slope stability during rapid drawdown.” Seed Memorial Symp. Proc., Vol. 2, BiTech Publishers, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 235–272.

Fornberg, B. & Piret, C. (2008). "On choosing a radial basis function and a shape parameter when solving a convective PDE on a sphere", Journal of Computational Physics. Vol 227, pp 2758-2780.

Franke, Richard. (1985). "Thin plate splines with tension." Computer Aided Geometric Design 2, 87 – 95, North-Holland.

Shepard, D. (1968). "A two dimensional interpolation function for irregularly spaced data." Proc. 23rd Nat. Conf. ACM, 517 524.

VandenBerge, D.R. and Wright, S.G. (2016). "Improved Undrained Strength Interpolation Scheme for Rapid Drawdown". J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., Technical Note.

Wendland, H. (1995) Piecewise polynomial, positive definite and compactly supported radial functions of minimal degree. Advances in Computational Mathematics. 4(1). 389–396.

3D Slope Stability

Cheng, Y., Yip, C. (2007). Three‐dimensional asymmetrical slope stability analysis extension of Bishop's, Janbu's, and Morgenstern–Price's techniques. J. Geotech. Geoenviron., 133 (12), 1544–1555.

Huang, C.C., Tsai, C.C., Chen, Y.H. (2002). Generalized method for three‐dimensional slope stability analysis. J. Geotech. Geoenviron., 128 (10), 836–848.

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