Introduction to the physics of l andslides de blasio fabio vittorio
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Generation and propagation of the tsunami in lakes and fjords. They are the consequence of the gravity pull jointly with the tectonic disturbance of our living planet. Continuity equation in Cartesian coordinates. Simple lumped mass and slab models for rock avalanches. Momentum equations, rheology, and fluid flow. Geological Materials of rheological flows. Continuity equation in Cartesian coordinates.

Frictionite, melt lubrication, and the Kofels landslide. It is only recently that the field of landslide dynamics is approaching a more mature stage. Granular Avalanches -- Part 6. Differences between subaerial and subaqueous landslides. Stages in the development of a rock avalanche. Brazil nuts and inverse grading. A short introduction to the physics of granular media.

Frictionite, melt lubrication, and the Kofels landslide. A few words on slope stability. Simple models of a simple object falling down a slope. Rock avalanche deposits: large-scale features. Relationship between soil properties and fluid dynamics properties. Differences between subaerial and subaqueous landslides.

Suspension flows: turbidites and turbidity currents, and relationship with submarine landslides. Rockfalls, talus formation and hillslope evolution. Use of energy conservation 1 : runout of a Coulomb frictional sliding body. Flow of a turbidity current. It is only recently that the field of landslide dynamics is approaching a more mature stage. Use of energy conservation 2 : calculation of the velocity with arbitrary slope path. The landslides of Novaya Zemlia test site.

Fahrboeschung of a rock avalanche. Dispersive stresses and the Brazil nut effect. Landslides on planets and satellites, except Mars. Landslides falling into water reservoirs. Flow of a Bingham fluid in a channel. Dynamics of granular materials at high shear rate: granular gases and granular temperature. Description of the seven types of movements.

Landslides as a geomorphic driving force. Simple models of a simple object falling down a slope. The volumes of rock avalanches. Structure of a debris flow chute and deposit. It is only recently that the field of landslide dynamics is approaching a more mature stage.

A simple lumped mass model. Application to open flow of infinite width channel. This is testified by the release of modelling tools for the simulation of landslides and debris flows. Impact force of a debris flow against a barrier. Very dirty water: rheology of clay slurries and muds. Propagation of tsunami waves in the ocean. A physical understanding of landslides is a basis for modeling and mitigation and for understanding their flow behavior and dynamics.

Dynamics of granular materials; avalanching. A few basics concepts of soil mechanics and an application to slumps. A more rigorous approach to Fluid Mechanics: momentum and Navier-Stokes equation. Introduction to the problems and examples. Dynamics of granular materials at high shear rate: granular gases and granular temperature. Explanation of the anomalous mobility of rock avalanches invoking exotic mechanisms and new phases.

Theoretical and semiempirical formulas to predict the velocity. Rock avalanche scars and deposits. Friction, cohesion, and slope stability. They are the consequence of the gravity pull jointly with the tectonic disturbance of our living planet. Brazil nuts and inverse grading.

A physical understanding of landslides is a basis for modeling and mitigation and for understanding their flow behavior and dynamics. The pressure in a gas is due to the impact of molecules. We still know relatively little about many aspects of landslide physics. The landslides of Novaya Zemlia test site. Conservation of mass: the continuity equation. Other factors contributing to instability.