Question of the Week

Which of the following statements about liquefaction are true?
I. The pore water pressure increases the frictional forces between soil particles
II. Liquefaction occurs in primarily sandy soils with a shallow water table
III. The effective stress of the soil is based on the elevation of the water table

The correct answer is B (III & II only)

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