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3.14 For a given soil, the following are known: Gs 5 2.74, moist unit weight,

5 20.6 kN/m, and moisture content, w 5 16.6%.

Refer to Problem 3.14. Determine the mass of water, in kg, to be added per

cubic meter (m3) of soil for

a. 90% degree of saturation

b. 100% degree of saturation

Step 1

Given data:

Step 2

a)Calculating dry unit weight and porosity:

Step 3

Calculating degree of satura...

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