It was shown in Section 6.18 above that the classical Mohr-Coulomb soil model has two important implications. These are:
  1. (a)

    that the volume changes which commonly accompany shear strains have no effect on the shear strength, and

  2. (b)

    that the shear strength is independent of the intermediate principal stress component.



Shear Strength Void Ratio Triaxial Test Stress Path Triaxial Compression Test 
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  • C. R. Scott
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  1. 1.The City UniversityLondonEngland

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