Top Definition
critical soil state-when soil undergoing compression,wet and normal consolidation, increase shear strength and soil undergoing dialation ,dry and over consolidation,reduce shear strength ,both reach a constant shear stress state at which no change in volume occurs, the resulting state is known as critical or ultimate state. This is a simpler explanation similar to one used to critical flow in open channel flow.
Critical soil state, dams,embankment slopes,excavation,tunnels,piles and so on
by ffvb July 17, 2009
5 Words related to critical soil state

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×