Unformatted text preview: ~L, In general: U j = Water pressure force T, = Shear force N; = Normal effective force E i = Normal forces on side Sj = Shear force on sides W, = Weight of slice Oi = Inclination of slice failure plane .dXj = Width of slice ~L, = Length of slice failure plane FS = Resisting Moment = LM, Driving Moment L M o T j = 6.L j 't; = .6.L, (c; + d i tan$;) N i = .6.L i O"I and q = d Liu i = .1.L,Ywh o Too many unknowns :. must make simplifying assumptions . .......
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course CEG 4012 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08