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Textbook Problem

Results from a liquid limit test conducted on a soil are given below.

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a. Determine the liquid limit of the soil.

b. If it is known that the PI = 6.5, what would be the plastic limit of the soil?

c. Determine the liquidity index of the soil if win situ = 23.8%

(a)

To determine

Find the liquid limit of the soil.

Explanation

Draw the graph between the number of flows and moisture content as in Figure 1.

Refer Figure 1.

The liquid limit value for the 25 number of blows is 26...

(b)

To determine

Find the plastic limit of the soil.

(c)

To determine

Find the liquidity index of the soil.

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