Empirical estimation of rock slope stability

By Ian Brown / 12/06/2017 / 0 Comments

A colleague recently contacted me to see if I had a copy of a paper published in New Zealand Engineering in 1964.   At the time of publication, I was a high school student, but the paper did come to my attention a few years later when I started my professional career.   The author, Tom Grant-Taylor, […]

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Some useful advice …

By Ian Brown / 20/04/2016 / 1 Comment

The preface from the TSLOPE/TSTAB Users’ Manual, written by Robert Pyke in 1984, should be required reading for all engineers.  We do need reminding from time to time that computer programs are no smarter than the engineer who uses it! The preface from the TSLOPE/TSTAB Users’ Manual is reproduced below: This program, like all computer […]

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