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Consideration of “friction angle” and “cohesion” simply as mathematical parameters used to describe shear strength data is of great benefit to practitioners for the following four reasons: 1.Interpretation of laboratory shear strength data should not be confused with the mathematical param… %PDF-1.5 Direct shear tests can be performed under several conditions. 4 0 obj /Parent 2 0 R Equation (8.5) is generally referred to as the Coulomb equation and this equation (the subscript max is often deleted) is commonly used to describe the strength of soils. How does the slope angle play a role in slope stability? Soil friction angle is a shear strength parameter of soils. Cohesion (c) and friction angle (φ) are the two significant parameters of soil and on the basis of these properties the stability and instability of the slope segment can be assessed. The cohesion and friction angle can be defined using the peak or residual values (see Figure) and they can be very different. << >> Cohesion; Internal friction angle; Sleeve friction; CPT and CPTu; In situ tests. How do “friction” and “cohesion” work together to stabilize slopes? ( 1993 ) and Hatanaka and Uchida ( 1996 ). It is commonly approximated using the Mohr-Coulomb equation. �,K&0�Hi��`����L`~��lf���0F�(��2��2��s��]I�1��M_'��(kMN����̚���;�����!FASb��u���N|9|O�U�x:Ch#K�F�T�Æ\��;����Z��dGX;�k$��Q�v7gC�=�� e��ˤ�Ε4c�Irt�¡릏������x�AK���zY�ǘ1N�W]J���L�#�8A�C-q��?�ߥ%Q��Ԇ|���᱖���%Q�D�� �a�i��ZJx�ƌq��'����u��;TFςh��#���ɠZRNGa���Y��ࣄā�*��3x���}K�\Q��!ƺ'���cq�J�[�"�@�T%��)r� ��*>WMő��pF�5W/��doY���)Ev�vJ�Ү����ά�:�' �����u���vڹ)��T���
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