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Tag: Active earth pressure Lateral Earth Pressure for at Rest Condition

If the wall is rigid and does not move with the pressure exerted on the wall, the soil behind the wall will be in a state of elastic equilibrium. Consider a prismatic element E in the backfill at depth z shown in Fig. 11.5. Element E is subjected to the following pressures.       The expression for oh at

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