Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering Mcqs

Q.  The major principal stress in an element of cohesionless soil within the backfill of a retaining wall is________________?

a. vertical if the soil is in an active state of plastic equilibrium
b. vertical if the soil is in a passive state of plastic equilibrium
c. inclined at 45° to the vertical plane
d. none of the above


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