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Civil EngineeringQ&A Library2.19 A consolidated-drained triaxial test was carried out on a nor- mally consolidated clay specimen, and the following results were recorded: σ 150 kN/m 2 and ΔΟ, -260 kN/m2 An identical specimen from the same clay was subjected to a consolidated-undrained test with a confining pressure of 150 kN/m2, and the additional axial stress at failure was 115 kN/m2 a. What is the pore water pressure at failure in this second specimen? b. What is Skempton's pore pressure parameter A at failure?Start your trial now! First week only $4.99!*arrow_forward*

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