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Effective stress (Smipg)

Definition
The force involved in moving or displacing rock or soil mass. Also called effective pressure, intergranular pressure. (Source: Team)
Broader Term
Pressure (Smip)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Air pressure (Smipa)
Back pressure (Smipb)
Confining pressure (Smipc)
Dynamic pressure (Smipd)
Earth pressure (Smipe)
Pore pressure (Smipp)
Preconsolidation pressure (Smipq)
Static pressure (Smips)
Uplift pressure (Smipu)
Vacuum (Smipv)
Water pressure (Smipw)
Wind pressure (Smipx)