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Q: For a given soil, show the following. /

For a given soil, show the following. /

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Q: Refer to Problem 16.7. With all other conditions remaining

Refer to Problem 16.7. With all other conditions remaining the same, what would be the factor of safety against sliding for the trial wedge ABC if the height of the slope was 9 m?

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Q: Figure 16.50 shows a slope with an inclination of b

Figure 16.50 shows a slope with an inclination of b 5 588. If AC represents a trial failure plane inclined at an angle u = 32o with the horizontal, determine the factor of safety against sliding for t...

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Q: For a finite slope such as that shown in Figure 16.

For a finite slope such as that shown in Figure 16.10, assume that the slope failure would occur along a plane (Culmann’s assumption). Find the height of the slope for critical equilibrium. Given: ’...

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Q: Refer to Figure 16.8. Given H = 6 m

Refer to Figure 16.8. Given H = 6 m,  = 0.4,  = 28°,  = 16 kN/m3 , ’ = 26°, c’ = 15 kN/m2 , and sat = 18.6 kN/m3 . Determine the factor of safety against sliding along plane AB.

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Q: For the infinite slope shown in Figure 16.49, find

For the infinite slope shown in Figure 16.49, find the factor of safety against sliding along the plane AB given that H = 25 ft, Gs = 2.6, e = 0.=, ’ = 22°, and c’ = 600 lb/ft2 . Note that there is s...

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Q: Refer to Figure 16.48. If there were seepage through

Refer to Figure 16.48. If there were seepage through the soil and the groundwater table coincided with the ground surface, what would be the value of Fs? Use H = 8 m, sat(saturated density of soil) =...

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Q: For a slope, given: Slope: 3H:1V

For a slope, given: Slope: 3H:1V c’ = 12 kN/m2 H = 12.63 m  = 19 kN/m3 ’= 25° ru = 0.25 Use Spencer’s chart to determine the factor of safety, Fs.

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Q: Use Spencer’s chart to determine the value of Fs for a given

Use Spencer’s chart to determine the value of Fs for a given slope:  = 20°, H = 15 m, ’ = 15°, c’ = 20 kN/m2 ,  = 17.5 kN/m3 , and ru = 0.5

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Q: Determine the minimum factor of safety of a slope with the following

Determine the minimum factor of safety of a slope with the following parameters: H = 6 m,  = 18.43°, ’ = 20°, c’ = 6 kN/m2 ,  = 20 kN/m3 , and ru = 0.5 Use Bishop and Morgenstern’s method.

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