60) The direct shear test can also be known as what?
- a) Simple shear test
- b) Strain controlled shear box test
- c) Stress test
- d) All of the mentioned
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Answer: b) Strain controlled shear box test
- In a direct shear test, the shearing strain is made to increase at a constant rate. Therefore the test is also called the Strain controlled shear box test.
- The most commonly used tests in geotechnical engineering is the direct Shear test used to determine the specimen’s shear strength.
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