# Repeat Problem 2.8 using the following data. 2.8 The following are the results of a sieve and hydrometer analysis. a. Draw the grain-size distribution curve. b. Determine the percentages of gravel, sand, silt and clay according to the MIT system. c. Repeat Part b according to the USDA system. d. Repeat Part b according to the AASHTO system.

### Principles of Geotechnical Enginee...

9th Edition
Braja M. Das + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305970939

### Principles of Geotechnical Enginee...

9th Edition
Braja M. Das + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305970939

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## Repeat Problem 2.8 using the following data.2.8 The following are the results of a sieve and hydrometer analysis.a. Draw the grain-size distribution curve.b. Determine the percentages of gravel, sand, silt and clay according to the MIT system.c. Repeat Part b according to the USDA system.d. Repeat Part b according to the AASHTO system.

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(a)

To determine

Draw the grain-size distribution curve.

### Explanation of Solution

Given Information:

The sieve and hydrometer analysis are given in the Table.

The percent finer value for corresponding grain size is given in Table.

Calculation:

Plot the grain size distribution curve using grain size versus percent finer...

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(b)

To determine

Calculate the percentages of gravel, sand, silt, and clay according to the MIT system.

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(c)

To determine

Calculate the percentages of gravel, sand, silt, and clay according to the USDA system.

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(d)

To determine

Calculate the percentages of gravel, sand, silt, and clay according to the AASTHO system.

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