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Question No. 38 Civil | GATE 2013

Two different soil types (Soil 1 and Soil 2) are used as backfill behind a retaining wall as shown in the figure, where γ t is total unit weight, and c' and $\mathrm\phi$ ' are effective cohesion and effective angle of shearing resistance. The resultant active earth forceper unit length (in kN/m) acting on the wall is:

Answer : (A) 31.7

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