Unformatted text preview: σ v ’ = 900 psf and K o = 0.5. The first specimen is slowly sheared drained to failure by maintaining the axial stress σ v constant and increasing the chamber pressure σ h to 3050 psf. The second specimen is slowly sheared drained to failure by maintaining the axial stress σ v constant and decreasing the chamber pressure σ h to 93 psf. Determine the shear strength parameters φ and c. (NTS) 9 ft SAND Ξ± m (pcf) = 93.0 N.C. CLAY Ξ± sat (pcf) = 121.0 15 ft (Sample, Ko = 0.45)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course CEEN 641 taught by Professor Travisgerber during the Fall '10 term at BYU.
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