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Which of the following is an advantage of using tri axial test?

(a) Accurate result is not possible

(b) The plane of shear failure is predetermined

(c) Stress conditions are complex

(d) Precise measurement

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My doubt is from Tri-axial Compression Test topic in section Shear Strength of Geotechnical Engineering I

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Correct answer is (d) Precise measurement

Explanation: In tri axial test, precise measurements of the pore pressure and volume change during the test are possible.

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