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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 = 25 ft  = 26.57°, ’ = 20° c’ = 300 lb/ft2  = 120 lb/ft3 ru = 0.5 Use Bishop and Morgenstern’s method....

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Q: A loose, uncompacted sand fill 6 ft in depth has a

A loose, uncompacted sand fill 6 ft in depth has a relative density of 40%. Laboratory tests indicated that the minimum and maximum void ratios of the sand are 0.46 and 0.90, respectively. The specifi...

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Q: Referring to Figure 16.52 and using the ordinary method of

Referring to Figure 16.52 and using the ordinary method of slices, find the factor of safety with respect to sliding for the following trial cases.  = 45°, ’= 20°, c’ = 400 lb/ft2 ,  = 115 lb/ft3...

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Q: Refer to Problem 16.19. Assume that the slope is

Refer to Problem 16.19. Assume that the slope is subjected to earthquake forces. Let kh = 0.4 and kv = 0.5kh ((). Determine Fs using the procedure outlined in Section 16.11.

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Q: Refer to Figure 16.51. Using Figure 16.24

Refer to Figure 16.51. Using Figure 16.24, find the factor of safety, Fs with respect to sliding for a slope with the following. Slope: 2.5H:1V  = 16.5 kN/m3 ’ = 12° H = 12 ft c’ = 24 lb/ft...

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Q: For the slope shown in Figure 16.48, find the

For the slope shown in Figure 16.48, find the height, H, for critical equilibrium. Given:  = 22°,  = 100 lb/ft3 , ’ = 15°, and c’ = 200 lb/ft2 .

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Q: Refer to Figure 16.51. Using Figure 16.24

Refer to Figure 16.51. Using Figure 16.24, find the factor of safety, Fs with respect to sliding for a slope with the following. Slope: 1H:1V  = 115 lb/ft3 ’ = 20° H = 30 ft c’ = 400 lb/ft2...

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Q: Refer to Figure 16.51. Using Figure 16.24

Refer to Figure 16.51. Using Figure 16.24, find the factor of safety, Fs with respect to sliding for a slope with the following. Slope: 2H:1V  = 110 lb/ft3 ’ = 10° H = 50 ft c’ = 700 lb/ft2...

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Q: Refer to Figure 16.51. Use Figure 16.28

Refer to Figure 16.51. Use Figure 16.28 (’ > 0) to solve the following. If n’ = 2, ’ = 20°, c’ = 20 kN/m2 , and  = 16 kN/m3 , find the critical height of the slope. If n’ = 1.5, ’ = 25°, c’ = 75...

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Q: A clay slope is built over a layer of rock. Determine

A clay slope is built over a layer of rock. Determine the factor of safety with kh = 0.4 for the slope with the following values. Height, H = 16 m Slope angle,  = 30° Saturated unit weight of soil...

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