Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

15. 

What does the confining pressure used in triaxial compression tests on an undisturbed soil sample represent ?

[A]. The in-situ total normal stress
[B]. The in-situ total lateral stress
[C]. The in-situ effective average principal stress
[D]. The in-situ shear stress

Answer: Option B

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