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If F is the factor of safety and Fi is the frictional resistance, then the relation between them and tension Ti  in reinforcement is ________

(a) Fi=Ti F

(b) Fi=\(\frac{T_i}{F} \)

(c) Fi=Ti+F

(d) Fi=Ti-F

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The above asked question is from Geotextiles in chapter Reinforced Earth and Geotextiles of Geotechnical Engineering II

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Right option is (a) Fi=Ti F

To explain I would say: The frictional resistance of the reinforcement is,

Fi=Ti F, Where, F=factor of safety

Ti=Tension in the reinforcement.

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