## Elements of soil mechanics for civil and mining engineers |

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### Contents

Classification and Identification Properties of Soil | 1 |

Soil Water Permeability and Flow | 25 |

Other Solutions to Seepage Problems | 62 |

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angle angle of friction applied assumed base bearing capacity cell pressure cent centre coefficient cohesionless soil cohesive soils compaction compression consolidation test curve depth determine deviator stress diagram diameter drainage dry density earth pressure effective stress embankment equal equation equipotentials Example factor of safety flow line forces friction gravel Hence horizontal immediate settlement increase layer liquid limit major principal stress mass material maximum method moisture content normally consolidated clay obtained overburden pressure partially saturated soil permeability pile plastic plot pore pressure pore water pressure pressure distribution procedure residual seepage shear strength shear stress shown in Fig silt Skempton slip circle slope soil mechanics Solution spoil heap standard penetration test strength envelope stress path subgrade suction surface Terzaghi thickness total stress triaxial test tube ultimate bearing capacity undrained unit weight vertical stress void ratio volume wall water table