Table 2: Slope codes of the earthquake-prone countries.

NationCodesEvaluation methodsEvaluation indictors

China“Technical code for building slope engineering” (GB50330-2013)Quasi-static method [22, 23]Safety factor
“Design code for engineered slopes in water resources and hydropower projects” (SL386-2007)Quasi-static methodSafety factor
“Specifications for design of highway Subgrades” (JTG D30-2004)Quasi-static methodSafety factor
“Code for seismic design of railway engineering” (GB50111-2006)Quasi-static methodSafety factor
“Code for design on subgrade of railway” (TB10001-2005)Quasi-static methodSafety factor
“Code for design of high speed railway” (TB10621-2009)Quasi-static methodSafety factor
Japan“Design standards for railway structures”Quasi-static method and Newmark methodSafety factor and permanent displacement
European countriesEurocode 7: geotechnical designQuasi-static methodSafety factor
California in the United StatesCalifornia Geological Survey’s guidelines (2008)Quasi-static methodSafety factor