Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion
Discussion Forum : Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Section 1 (Q.No. 36)
Back fill with a sloping surface exerts a total active pressure Pa on the wall of height H and acts at
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Naveen CEG said: 3 years ago
Same for passive case but valid in cohesion-less soil only.
Husnain said: 3 years ago
What will be its value for the passive case?
Siva said: 6 years ago
As pressure distribution is triangular, effective pressure acts at 1/3rd of total height from base.
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