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CE 140 Soil Mechanics Homework Assignment #8 Assigned: 16- April Due: 28- April Problems: 1. Problem 7.4 2. Problem 7.5 (i only) 3. Calculate the effective stress at several points throughout the stratigraphy shown below and determine the shear strength at those points. 4. Construct a Mohr’s circle for a soil sample that failed when the major principal
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Unformatted text preview: stress was 250 psi and a minor principal stress was 100 psi. What is the effective friction angle? What is the cohesion value? What are the shear and normal stresses on the failure plane?...
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