Unformatted text preview: Geatechnical Engineering Page 2 of 5 Problem 1 (30 points) The ﬁeld conditions shown below are those of a slope made of a sandy soil which stands in
equilibrium. Within the slope a soil element has the stress conditions as shown. All units in kPa. (a) Draw the Mohr Circle of stresses in the provided graphing paper.
(b) Indicate the magnitude of the principal stresses. (c) Indicate where the Pole is located on the Mohr Circle drawn. ((1) Indicate the orientation of the principal stresses from the horizontal. \X/ University of Musouri-Rolla Civil Engineering ...
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