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The capillary pressure, transferred from grain to grain in soil may be also called as ____________

(a) Inter granular pressure

(b) Contact pressure

(c) Effective pressure

(d) All of the mentioned

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My question comes from Capillary Tension, Capillary Potential and Soil Suction topic in chapter Soil Water Effective and Neutral Stresses of Geotechnical Engineering I

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Right answer is (d) All of the mentioned

The best explanation: Inter granular or contact or effective pressure is the capillary pressure, transferred from grain to grain in soil.

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