Unformatted text preview: 3 . Determine the factor of safety against a heave failure in the excavation adjacent to the sheet piling. Use the dimensions shown to scale any other dimensions (hint, see Sec. 3.5) as appropriate. 5. Define “excess pore water pressure” (Section 3.3). 6. Describe what is meant by the “quick” condition in sands (Section 3.5). 7. What are the typical sizes and shapes of Triaxial (TX) specimens? (Section 4.2) gravelly sand γ = 19.6 kN/m 3 clayey silt γ = 17.7 kN/m 3 silty clay γ sat = 18.6 kN/m 3 4 m 5 m 10 m rock...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course CE 467L taught by Professor Rechenmacher during the Spring '10 term at USC.
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- Geotechnical Engineering