stepenasto zasecanje

English translation: serrated cut(s)/ step-cut slope(s)

17:14 Jul 26, 2009
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Serbo-Croat term or phrase: stepenasto zasecanje
Stepenasto zasecanje obala: masinski iskop materijala iz obale u zoni ostecenja.
Tamara Vlahovic Sanovic
English translation:serrated cut(s)/ step-cut slope(s)
Explanation:
"...glossary and government resources
"Cut slope : the face of an excavated bank required to lower the natural ground line to the desired road profile. [Ministry of Forests -- Government of British Columbia]"

http://www.mongabay.com/reference/environment/Cut_slope.html


"Dig out a gentle slope (approximately 45 degrees) into the bank and tamp the exposed edge to stabilize it."

http://www.canadiangardening.com/design-and-decor/garden-dec...


“Serrated cuts”, or “step cut” slopes are intended to retard rill erosion in semi-homogeneous materials. They are used chiefly in semi-arid climates. They are used chiefly in semi-arid climates."

http://web.mst.edu/~rogersda/umrcourses/ge441/online_lecture...


"When clay ground is excavated to form a cut slope the reduction in effective stress can induce negative pore water pressures if the ground remains undrained".

http://www.geo-observations.com/Information/Porepressuresinc...
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serrated cut(s)/ step-cut slope(s)


Explanation:
"...glossary and government resources
"Cut slope : the face of an excavated bank required to lower the natural ground line to the desired road profile. [Ministry of Forests -- Government of British Columbia]"

http://www.mongabay.com/reference/environment/Cut_slope.html


"Dig out a gentle slope (approximately 45 degrees) into the bank and tamp the exposed edge to stabilize it."

http://www.canadiangardening.com/design-and-decor/garden-dec...


“Serrated cuts”, or “step cut” slopes are intended to retard rill erosion in semi-homogeneous materials. They are used chiefly in semi-arid climates. They are used chiefly in semi-arid climates."

http://web.mst.edu/~rogersda/umrcourses/ge441/online_lecture...


"When clay ground is excavated to form a cut slope the reduction in effective stress can induce negative pore water pressures if the ground remains undrained".

http://www.geo-observations.com/Information/Porepressuresinc...

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