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Civil EngineeringQ&A Libraryin its natural state. A moist soil has a volume of 9.34×10-3 m3 and weighs 177.61×10-3kN. The oven-dried weight of the soil is 153.6×10-3kN. If Gs=2.67, calculate 1) moisture content(%)；2）moist unit weight (kN/m3); 3）dry unit weight (kN/m3)； 4）void ratio ; 5)porosity； 6） degree of saturateQuestion

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in its natural state. A moist soil has a volume of 9.34×10-3 m3 and weighs 177.61×10-3kN. The oven-dried weight of the soil is 153.6×10-3kN. If Gs=2.67, calculate 1) moisture content(%)；2）moist unit weight (kN/m3); 3）dry unit weight (kN/m3)； 4）void ratio ; 5)porosity； 6） degree of saturate

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Given information:

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Calculating moisture content (water content):

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Calculating saturated unit weight (**&gamm...**

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