Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Section 5 (Q.No. 3)
The angle of internal friction is maximum for
angular-grained loose sand
angular-grained dense sand
round-grained dense sand
round-grained loose sand
Answer: Option
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Anomie said:   3 years ago
Angle of internal friction is dependent to normal stress (resultant) and the friction. So the dense sand has maximum normal stress and friction is also more due to which B is the right answer. Correct me if I am wrong.

Kadak launda said:   5 years ago
Becoz angular grained soil will have more packing efficiency so it will have more internal friction.

Ankit said:   5 years ago
Please explain @Piyush.

Piyush said:   5 years ago
It is least for clay and max for angular grained dense sand.

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