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Q: For a falling-head permeability test, the following are given

For a falling-head permeability test, the following are given: Length of the soil specimen = 700 mm Area of the soil specimen = 20 cm2 Area of the standpipe = 1.05 cm2 Head difference at time t = 0 is...

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Q: A hydrometer test has the following results: Gs = 2.

A hydrometer test has the following results: Gs = 2.6, temperature of water = 24°C, and R = 43 at 60 minutes after the start of sedimentation (see Figure 2.30). What is the diameter D of the smallest-...

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Q: For a falling-head permeability test, the following are given

For a falling-head permeability test, the following are given: length of specimen = 380 mm; area of specimen = 6.5 cm2; k = 0.175 cm/min. What should the area of the standpipe be for the head to drop...

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Q: For a falling-head permeability test, the following are given

For a falling-head permeability test, the following are given: Length of the soil specimen = 500 mm Area of the soil specimen = 26 cm2 Area of the standpipe = 1.3 cm2 Head difference at time t = 0 is...

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Q: In a constant-head permeability test in the laboratory, the

In a constant-head permeability test in the laboratory, the following are given: L = 305 mm and A = 95 cm2. If the value of k = 0.015 cm/s and a flow rate of 7300 cm3/hr must be maintained through the...

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Q: Refer to Figure 7.5. For a constant-head

Refer to Figure 7.5. For a constant-head permeability test in a sand, the following are given: L = 300 mm A = 175 cm2 h = 500 mm Water collected in 3 min = 620 cm3 Void ratio of sand = 0.58 Deter...

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Q: Consider the setup shown in Figure 7.34 in which three

Consider the setup shown in Figure 7.34 in which three different soil layers, each 200 mm in length, are located inside a cylindrical tube of diameter 150 mm. A constant-head difference of 470 mm is m...

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Q: A layered soil is shown in Figure 7.33. Estimate

A layered soil is shown in Figure 7.33. Estimate the ratio of equivalent hydraulic conductivity, kH(eq)/kV(eq).

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Q: A layered soil is shown in Figure 7.32. Given

A layered soil is shown in Figure 7.32. Given: H1 = 1.5 m k1 = 10-5 cm/s H2 = 2.5 m k2 = 3.0 × 10-3 cm/s H3 = 3.0 m k3 = 3.5 × 10-5 cm/s Estimate the ratio of equivalent permeability, kH(e...

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Q: The in situ void ratio of a soft clay deposit is 2

The in situ void ratio of a soft clay deposit is 2.1, and the hydraulic conductivity of the clay at this void ratio is 0.91 ×10-6 cm/s. What is the hydraulic conductivity if the soil is compressed to...

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