Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering Mcqs

Q.  A retaining wall 6m high supports a backfill with a surcharge angle of 10°. The back of the wall is inclined to the vertical at a positive batter angle of 5°. If the angle of wall friction is 7°, then the resultant active earth pressure will act at a distance of 2 m above the base and inclined to the horizontal at an angle of_________________?

a.
b. 10°
c. 12°
d. 17°


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