   Chapter 3, Problem 3.18P Principles of Geotechnical Enginee...

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

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Chapter
Section Principles of Geotechnical Enginee...

9th Edition
Braja M. Das + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305970939
Textbook Problem

For a given soil, ρd = 1750 kg/m3 and n = 0.36. Determine:a. Void ratiob. Specific gravity of soil solids

(a)

To determine

Calculate the void ratio of soil.

Explanation

Given information:

The dry density of soil (ρd) is 1,750kg/m3.

The porosity (n) is 0.36.

Calculation:

Calculate the void ratio (e) using the relation

(b)

To determine

Calculate the specific gravity of soil solids.

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