Dynamic modeling of Meiping landslide process

  • Hang Wang
  • Gang Tian
  • Yonghong ZhaoEmail author
  • Yuqing Xie
  • Qiong Zhang
  • Andong Xu
  • Xiaofan Li
Original Paper


Landslide disaster monitoring has always been an important research topic. In this study, we used the finite element numerical method to simulate the Meiping landslide dynamic process. The mechanical properties and geometric structure of the landslide were constructed based on the geology and the displacement field of the Meiping landslide. From the interactive simulation, we adjusted the landslide bottom to optimize the existing model and performed some individual calculations for external factors, such as water level and precipitation, which affect the landslide slip condition. The results show that the rapid decrease in water level and rainfall are the major factors in the displacement of the Meiping landslide. Through the dynamic simulation, we can enhance understanding of landslide development and make some useful progress in predicting landslide disaster.


Finite element method Meiping landslide Interactive simulation Displacement field Dynamic modeling 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hang Wang
    • 1
  • Gang Tian
    • 1
  • Yonghong Zhao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yuqing Xie
    • 1
  • Qiong Zhang
    • 1
  • Andong Xu
    • 1
  • Xiaofan Li
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GeophysicsPeking UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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