limit-equilibrium analysis

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In rock and soil mechanics, the study of the point at which a material has reached the limit of its stability using the concept of yield criteria and the associated flow rule in the stress–strain relationship, e.g. where toppling occurs in a steeply jointed rock slope, where a soil becomes plastic, etc.

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