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earth pressure at rest [1 record]

Record 1 2011-10-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Soil Mechanics (Engineering)
  • Tolerances and Modular Co-ordination (Construction)
DEF

Value of earth pressure when the soil mass is in its natural state without having been permitted to yield or without having been compressed.

OBS

At rest: Said of the lateral earth pressure when the soil is neither compressed nor allowed to expand and the structure (such as a wall) does not move.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mécanique des sols
  • Calcul, tolérances et modulation (Construction)
DEF

Valeur de la pression des terres lorsque le sol est dans son état naturel, sans avoir subi le moindre déplacement dans un sens ou dans l'autre. Par sommation : poussée des terres au repos (...)

Spanish

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