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SECTION A GENERAL PRINCIPLES INVOLVED IN THE THEORIES
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acted active earth pressure angle of internal applied assumed assumption backfill bearing capacity bed of clay boundary bulkhead capillary coefficient cohesion compression computed consolidation corresponding curve decreases depth diagram distance distribution drainage equal to zero factor of safety flow footing force frequency Hence Hooke's law horizontal section horizontal surface hydraulic hydraulic gradient hydraulic head hydrostatic pressure illustrated by Figure increases influence intersects investigation isochrone load Q loaded area logarithmic spiral method neutral stress normal stress obtain passive earth pressure piezometric plane plastic equilibrium point of application Poisson's ratio principal stress problem produced radial ratio represents retaining wall sand settlement shaft shearing resistance shearing stresses sheet piles shown in Figure slope angle soil located soil mechanics stratum strip subgrade surcharge surface of sliding tensile stresses theory tion toe circle tube tunnel unit of area unit weight vertical section vibrations wherein width zone