Course Title: Geotechnical Engineering II Course Code: CE308 Q #…

Course Title: Geotechnical Engineering II Course Code: CE308 Q #…

Course Title: Geotechnical Engineering II Course Code: CE308

 

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Q # 1.

(a)     Briefly define/explain the following terms.

–         Principle stress and principle plane

–         Mohr-Circle for principle stress

 

(b)    The stress condition for a soil element as shown in Figure. 1 is  and . Find the magnitude of principle stresses.

 

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Figure. 1 Soil element