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Unformatted text preview: W for this. 2. Choose a range of values for . 3. Using MS Excel, graph P a vs. and locate on the curve where you think the critical active force is, and then find the corresponding angle. Make sure to create your spreadsheet efficiently so that all calculations adjust automatically for every change in . For the passive case, repeat these steps using the diagram on the following page. Final Hint: is about one half to two thirds of . Assignment 3 Hints CIVE 416: Geotechnical Engineering Winter, 2009 Assignment 3 Hints CIVE 416: Geotechnical Engineering Winter, 2009...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course CIVE 416 taught by Professor Meguid during the Winter '10 term at McGill.
 Winter '10
 Meguid
 Geotechnical Engineering

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