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A cylindrical specimen of a saturated soil fails under an axial stress 150 kN/m2 in an unconfined compression test. The failure plane makes an angle...

A cylindrical specimen of a saturated soil fails under an axial stress 150 kN/m2 in an unconfined compression test. The failure plane makes an angle of 52° with the horizontal. Calculate the cohesion and angle of internal friction of the soil.

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