Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

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Cohesion is 15 kN/m2, the unit weight of soil is 20 kN/m3, the factor of safety is 1.5 and stability number is 0.05; the safe maximum height of the slope is

[A]. 5.0 m
[B]. 8.0 m
[C]. 10.0 m
[D]. 12.0 m

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Barqat Sheikh said: (Apr 13, 2015)  
H = C/F * GAMMA * Sn = 15/1.5 * 20 *.05 = 10m.

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