<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-ansi-language: EN-US;" lang="EN-US">Chaos Theory is a mathematical theory devoted to study dynamic systems presenting very peculiar characteristics &ndash; sensitivity to initial conditions, positive or close to zero Lyapunov exponents, statistics governed by gaussian or non-gaussian distributions, among othe...
The Brazilian road network is constructed in a highly heterogeneous geological environment and some stretches
cross through discontinuous rock masses that have uncertain or even ignored geotechnical characteristics. Rock slopes are
potentially unstable surfaces and as such are susceptible to rockfalls that affect the highway’s user safety, transportation