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Homework Help: Foundations Engineering question?

  1. Mar 26, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    2. Relevant equations

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    3. The attempt at a solution

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    Everything should be in the attachment, i back tracked my working with the answer given on the sheet but i still dont end up with the right solution?

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  3. Mar 27, 2012 #2


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    You don't show your workings. Please do so in order that we may better assist. Note that the shear strength is given. You need to correlate that with the bearing capacity of the clay.
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