Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion

20. 

Principle involved in the relationship between submerged unit weight and saturated weight of a soil is based on

[A]. Equilibrium of floating bodies
[B]. Archimedes' principle
[C]. Stokes' law
[D]. Darcy's law

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Hari said: (Nov 4, 2016)  
Archimedes' principle is a law stating that a body totally or partially immersed in a fluid is subject to an upward force equal in magnitude to the weight of fluid it displaces.

Khan said: (Jan 23, 2017)  
Archimedes' principle is a law stating that a body totally or partially immersed in a fluid is subject to an upward force equal in magnitude to the weight of fluid it displaces.

Akash Wagh said: (Apr 11, 2017)  
Thank you @Khan.

Pavanraj said: (Nov 9, 2017)  
Principle is a law stating that a body totally or partially immersed in a fluid is subject to an upward force equal in magnitude to the weight of fluid it displaces.

Sagar said: (Sep 14, 2020)  
It's soil. Archimedes is for fluid.

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