Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

26. 

Pick up the correct definition from the following:

A. The lateral pressure exerted by the soil when the retaining wall moves away from the back fill, is generally known as active earth pressure of the soil
B. The lateral pressure exerted by the soil when the retaining wail moves towards the soil, is generally known as 'Passive earth pressure of the soil'
C. The lateral pressure exerted by the soil when the retaining wall has no movement relative to the back fill, is known as 'earth pressure at rest of the soil'
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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