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Unformatted text preview: Name: (1) 2 pts 2 pts 2 pts 2 pts 3 pts 3 pts Score: CE 3413 - SOIL MECHANICS FALL 2006 FINAL EXAMINATION 5 DECEMBER 2006 For the stress element shown, determine the following quantities: (A) The mean stress, s (8) The deviatoric stress, t (C) The maximum (major) principal stress, (Jt (0) The minor (minimum) principal stress, (Jill (E) The normal force (IN acting on the plane shown (F) The shear force "[ acting on the plane shown (2) 20 pts Interstate 10 at HiQhland Drive. Baton RouQe. Louisiana For the retaining wall and soil conditions shown below, estimate the total force that must be resisted if the wall has a tendency to move toward the interstate (thus relieving lateral pressure from the fill). The total force should include lateral pressures caused by horizontal earth pressures and hydrostatic water pressures. Also, indicate if you would anticipate the total force to decrease or increase if the water table in the retained fill were lowered to the bottom of the wall. INTE(.L Si" iC. ::1.0 E-L. +8,0' ASSUMED fIloYE:Mb\.IT \ 1'<1 \ . \ ~: \ . \ _v \ ~: \-' \:- >1 TRAFFIc. i PA\lSMe"'r-:: CLA:yr={ 5AN'b 't:'/I ~ pr.:F c' = fst r) ':: 31 ______ ~ ~L. :,4.01 <3 TIFF' CL.AY (3) 10 pts Lowe Offshore Platform. Gulf of Mexico An element...
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