Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


In the figure shown aside, which one of the following correctly represents effective stress at C ? (Symbols have the usual meanings).

[A]. (h + zω
[B]. zω
[C]. zsub
[D]. hω + Zsat

Answer: Option D


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Rajesh said: (Apr 5, 2017)  
I think it's C.

Penny said: (Apr 10, 2017)  
Yes, Option C is the correct answer.

Vimesh said: (Jan 1, 2018)  
Yes, option C correct.

Aakash said: (Apr 21, 2019)  
Option C is the right answer.

Annadurai. B said: (Aug 13, 2019)  
Option D is the correct answer.

Stress due to weight of water + stress due to saturated unit weight of soil.

Priyanka said: (Jan 16, 2021)  
C is right

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