36) Which of the following assumption of the Boussinesq equation is correct?
- a) Plastic
- b) Homogeneous
- c) Non-homogeneous
- d) Semi-plastic
Komal Bhandakkar Answered question January 5, 2021
Answer: b) Homogeneous
• Boussinesq solved stress distribution problems in soils because of the concentrated loads that act at the ground surface.
• That assumption is made based on a theory of elasticity. Hence the soil is considered to be elastic & homogeneous in nature.
Komal Bhandakkar Edited answer January 5, 2021