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Q: The porosity of a soil is 0.35. Given Gs

The porosity of a soil is 0.35. Given Gs = 2.69, calculate: Saturated unit weight (kN/m3 ) Moisture content when moist unit weight 5 17.5 kN/m3

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Q: Refer to Figure 8.28. Given: H1 =

Refer to Figure 8.28. Given: H1 = 4 m D1 = 6 m H2 = 1.5 m D = 3.6 m Calculate the seepage loss in m3/day per meter length of the sheet pile (at right angles to the cross section shown). Use Figure...

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Q: Draw a flow net for the single row of sheet piles driven

Draw a flow net for the single row of sheet piles driven into a permeable layer as shown in Figure 8.28. Given: H1 = 3 m D = 1.5 m H2 = 0.5 m D1 = 3.75 m Calculate the seepage loss per meter le...

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Q: An earth dam section is shown in Figure 8.33.

An earth dam section is shown in Figure 8.33. Determine the rate of seepage through the earth dam using Pavlovsky’s solution. Use k = 4 × 10-5 mm/s.

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Q: Solve Problem 8.10 using L. Casagrande’s method.

Solve Problem 8.10 using L. Casagrande’s method.

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Q: Refer to the cross section of the earth dam shown in

Refer to the cross section of the earth dam shown in Figure 8.19. Calculate the rate of seepage through the dam (q in m3/min/m) using Schaffernak’s solution.

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Q: Refer to Figure 8.28. Given: H1 =

Refer to Figure 8.28. Given: H1 = 6 m D = 3 m H2 = 1.5 m D1 = 6 m Draw a flow net. Calculate the seepage loss per meter length of the sheet pile (at a right angle to the cross section shown).

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Q: Refer to Figure 7.31. Find the flow rate in

Refer to Figure 7.31. Find the flow rate in m3 /s/m (at right angles to the cross section shown) through the permeable soil layer. Given: H = 5 m, H1 = 2.8 m; h = 3.1 m, L = 60 m,  = 5°, and k = 0.05...

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Q: A permeable layer is underlain by an impervious layer, as shown

A permeable layer is underlain by an impervious layer, as shown in Figure 7.30. With k = 5.2 ×10-4 cm/s for the permeable layer, calculate the rate of seepage through it in m3 /hr/m if H = 3.8 m and α...

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Q: A sand layer of the cross-sectional area shown in Figure

A sand layer of the cross-sectional area shown in Figure 7.29 has been determined to exist for an 800 m length of the levee. The hydraulic conductivity of the sand layer is 2.8 m/day. Determine the qu...

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