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A counterfort wall of 10 m height retains a non-cohesive backfill. The void ratio and angle of internal friction of the backfill respectively are 0.70 and 30° in the loose state and they are 0.40 and 40° in the dense state. Calculate and compare active and passive earth pressures for both the cases. Take the specific gravity of solids as 2.7. Solution

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