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Unformatted text preview: base of the wall 5 m C’ = 0 φ = 20º γ = 20 kN/m 3 c’ = 8 kPa; φ ’ = 23º γ = 18.5 kN/m 3 3 m Clay Sand 50 kN/m 2 6 m 3 m Soil 1 Soil 2 5 m C u = 20 kPa φ u = 5º γ sat = 15 kN/m 3 c’ = 0; φ ’ = 35º γ sat = 20 kN/m 3 3 m 2 m c u = 50 kPa; φ u = 0º γ sat =15 kN/m 3 Clay Sand Clay IV A vertical wall 6 m high above the water table, retains a 20º soil slope, the retained soil having a unit weight of 18kN/m3.; the appropriate shear strength parameters are c’=0 and φ ’ = 40 º. Determine the total active thrust on the wall. V Excavation was being carried out for a foundation in plastic clay with a unit weight of 22.5 kN/m 3 . Failure occurred when a depth of 8.10 was reached. What is the value of cohesion ( φ u = 0)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2009 for the course ENGG CIVL243 taught by Professor Zheeenling during the Spring '09 term at DeAnza College.
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