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11/28/2018 1 Lateral Earth Pressure Chapter 12 1 “The future has several names. For the weak, it is the impossible. For the fainthearted, it is the unknown. For the thoughtful, it is the ideal” Victor Hugo. References Soil mechanics _ WRU Geotechnical Engineering Principles of Geotechnical Engineering_M.Das Craig’s Soil Mechanics Problems solving in soil mechanics_A.Ayse Fundamentals of Geotechnical engineering_M.Das 2 Contents 1) Geotechnical applications 2) K o , active & passive states 3) Rankine’s earth pressure theory 4) Coulomb’s Earth pressure theory 5) Design of retaining walls 3
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