Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion


The phreatic line in an earth dam may be

[A]. circular
[B]. elliptical
[C]. parabolic
[D]. a straight line
[E]. all the above.

Answer: Option C


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Narendra said: (Dec 18, 2016)  
*Phretic line in an earth dam is parabolic,

*Pressure On Phretic line is zero or atmospheric.

*Above line is negative and below is positive.

Engr Asad said: (Mar 23, 2017)  
Thanks for giving an overview @Narendra.

Piyush said: (Dec 1, 2017)  
Thanks @Narendra.

Eddy said: (Sep 1, 2018)  
Thanks for the answer.

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