SSC Question

A footing is resting on fully saturated clayey strata. For checking the initial stability, shear parameters are used from-
  • a)
    consolidated untrained test
  • b)
    unconsolidated drained test
  • c)
    unconsolidated untrained test
  • d)
    unconsolidated untrained test with pore pressure measurement
Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

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Naroj Boda
Jun 23, 2021
Pore pressure is not released, So an unconsolidated undrained test is used to determine footing stability.

Pore pressure is not released, So an unconsolidated undrained test is used to determine footing stability.

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Pore pressure is not released, So an unconsolidated undrained test is used to determine footing stability.