# (a) Briefly explain Mohr-Coulomb theory and show how we can determine the shear strength parameters of...

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1. (a) Briefly explain Mohr-Coulomb theory and show how we can determine the shear strength parameters of soil by plotting the shear stress versus normal stress.

[3 marks]

1. The following results were obtained from a consolidated undrained Triaxial (CU) test with pore water pressure measurement on three samples of a fully saturated clay. Determine the total (undrained) stress and effective (drained) stress parameters.

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 Sample Cell pressure (kN/m2) Deviator stress at failure (kN/m2) Pore pressure at failure   (kN/m2) A 300 326 146 B 400 416 206 C 600 635 208

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