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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 = 19.6 kN/m 3 clayey silt = 17.7 kN/m 3 silty clay sat = 18.6 kN/m 3 4 m 5 m 10 m rock...
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- Spring '10
- Geotechnical Engineering