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Q: A field unit weight determination test for the soil described in Problem

A field unit weight determination test for the soil described in Problem 6.5 yielded the following data: moisture content = 10.5% and moist density = 1705 kg/m3. Determine the relative compaction.

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Q: The results of a standard Proctor test are given in the following

The results of a standard Proctor test are given in the following table. Determine the maximum dry density (kg/m3) of compaction and the optimum moisture content.

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Q: For the soil described in Problem 6.3, if Gs

For the soil described in Problem 6.3, if Gs = 2.72, determine the void ratio and degree of saturation at optimum moisture content

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Q: The grain-size characteristics of a soil are given in the

The grain-size characteristics of a soil are given in the following table Draw the grain-size distribution curve. Determine the percentages of gravel, sand, silt, and clay according to the MIT syste...

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Q: The results of a standard Proctor test are given here. Determine

The results of a standard Proctor test are given here. Determine the maximum dry unit weight of compaction and the optimum moisture content.

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Q: Calculate the variation of dry density (kg/m3) of

Calculate the variation of dry density (kg/m3) of a soil (Gs = 2.67) at w = 10% and 20% for degree of saturation (S) = 80%, 90%, and 100%.

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Q: Repeat Problem 6.1= with the following values.

Repeat Problem 6.1= with the following values. D10 = 0.09 mm D20 = 0.2= mm D50 = 0.61 mm

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Q: The backfill material for a vibroflotation project has the following grain sizes

The backfill material for a vibroflotation project has the following grain sizes. D10 = 0.11 mm D20 = 0.19 mm D50 = 1.3 mm

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Q: Following are the results of a field unit weight determination test on

Following are the results of a field unit weight determination test on a soil using the sand cone method. Calibrated dry density of Ottawa sand = 1667 kg /m3 Calibrated mass of Ottawa sand to fill the...

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Q: The relative compaction of a sand in the field is 90%.

The relative compaction of a sand in the field is 90%. The maximum and minimum dry unit weights of the sand are 108 lb/ft3 and 93 lb/ft3, respectively. For the field conditions, determine: Dry unit...

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