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" ... by efficient drainage, one way of making provision to resist the additional pressure which may arise from such saturation is to calculate the requisite thickness of wall, as if the earth were a fluid, making if> (the angle of repose) = fc> in the... "
A Manual of Civil Engineering - Page 410
by William John Macquorn Rankine - 1907 - 822 pages
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The Roorkee treatise on civil engineering in India

Julius George Medley - 1873
...allowed to expend themselves, or a state of re^t in the strata must bo restored in some other way. When the material at the back of the wall is of a loamy description, and liable to be reduced lo quicksand or mud by saturation with water, and there are no means of preventing such saturation...
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THE BOMBAY UNIVERSITY CALENDAR FOR THE YEAR 1873-74

thacker vining - 1873
...at the back of the wall being as below: lit. Retentive of water, like clay? 2nd. Such as to be liable to be reduced to quicksand or mud by saturation with water, there being no means of preventing such saturation by efficient drainage. 8. Give a pencil drawing...
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A Treatise on Engineering Construction: Embracing Discussions of the ...

J. E. Shields - Engineering - 1877 - 138 pages
...must be placed at the back of the retaining wall, between the earth and masonry, to act as a drain. When the material at the back of the wall is of a...thickness of wall, as if the earth were a fluid, making if> (the angle of repose) = fc> in the formulae. LAND TIES FOR RETAINING WALLS. Retaining walls having...
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The Roorkee Treatise on Civil Engineering in India, Volume 1

Arthur Moffatt Lang - Civil engineering - 1878
...allowed to expend themselves, or a state of rest in the strata must be restored in some other way. When the material at the back of the wall is of a...may arise from such saturation, is to calculate the required thickness of wall, as if the earth were a fluid, making fl = 0 in the formulae. Another way...
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A treatise on masonry construction

Ira Osborn Baker - Masonry - 1889 - 556 pages
...wall to act as a drain. An ordinary drain at the back of the wall is often useful. When the backing is liable to be reduced to quicksand or mud by saturation with water, and when this liability can not be removed by efficient drainage, one way of making provision to resist...
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A treatise on masonry construction

Ira Osborn Baker - Masonry - 1889 - 552 pages
...wall to act as a drain. An ordinary drain at the back of the wall is often useful. When the backing is liable to be reduced to quicksand or mud by saturation with water, and when this liability can not be removed by efficient drainage, one way of making provision to resist...
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A treatise on masonry construction

Ira Osborn Baker - Masonry - 1899 - 556 pages
...quicksand or mud by saturation with water, and when this liability can not be removed by effic ent drainage, one way of making provision to resist the...requisite thickness of wall as if the earth were a fluid. A puddle-wall is sometimes built against the back of dock-walls to keep out the water. The resistance...
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A treatise on masonry construction

Ira Osborn Baker - Masonry - 1909 - 745 pages
...be reduced to quicksand or mud by saturation with water, and when this liability can not be removed by efficient drainage, one way of making provision...saturation is to calculate the requisite thickness of the wall as if the earth were a fluid (see the third paragraph of 1007). A puddle-wall is sometimes...
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A Treatise on Masonry Construction

Ira Osborn Baker - Masonry - 1909 - 745 pages
...the porous back-filling and the vertical drains are used together. 1030. When the backing is likely to be reduced to quicksand or mud by saturation with water, and when this liability can not be removed by efficient drainage, one way of making provision to resist...
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