Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion


The angle of internal friction is maximum for

[A]. angular-grained loose sand
[B]. angular-grained dense sand
[C]. round-grained dense sand
[D]. round-grained loose sand
[E]. clays.

Answer: Option B


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Piyush said: (Jan 22, 2018)  
It is least for clay and max for angular grained dense sand.

Ankit said: (Feb 8, 2018)  
Please explain @Piyush.

Kadak Launda said: (Feb 24, 2018)  
Becoz angular grained soil will have more packing efficiency so it will have more internal friction.

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