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CE 312 - Soil Mechanics - Michigan State University Study Resources
  • 3 Pages Lec1
    Lec1

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    ME222 Fall 2010 ME222: Mechanics of Deformable Solids Patrick Kwon Professor Mechanical Engineering Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan 1. Concept of Stress 1.1 Introduction Understanding the relationships between external loads and internal

  • 8 Pages Lab 2
    Lab 2

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Grain Size Analysis (Sieve and Hydrometer Analysis) Kevin Janes, Tim Koch, Jordan Streby, George Williams CE 312 Soil Mechanics Laboratory Section 1 September 17th, 2012 Submitted September 24th, 2012 Introduction Laboratory 2 involved the analysis of gra

  • 7 Pages Lab 4
    Lab 4

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Field Density Test (Sand-Cone Method) Kevin Janes, Tim Koch, Jordan Streby, George Williams CE 312 Soil Mechanics Laboratory Section 1 October 1st, 2012 Submitted October 8th, 2012 Introduction Laboratory 4 included two processes, the calibration of the s

  • 9 Pages CE312Exam1_solution
    CE312Exam1_solution

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    CE 312 Soil Mechanics Exam 1 FALL 2012 SOLUTION Date: October 2, 2012 Instructor: Dr. M. Emin Kutay, P.E. This is a closed-book exam. Please read the questions carefully and answer the questions to the best of your under

  • 12 Pages Exam2Solution
    Exam2Solution

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    PartI 1"' NAME: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 9) (25 Pts) A s heet pile wall is constructed on a soil shown in the figure. Saturated unit weight o f t he soil is 21 k N/m3 . (Hint: Last equipotential drop (at the upstream) is about h alf o f a regular equipot

  • 8 Pages ce312_test2
    Ce312_test2

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

  • 9 Pages Test_1_Solution
    Test_1_Solution

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

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  • 8 Pages Final Lab1
    Final Lab1

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Visual-Manual Soil Identification & Determination of Specific Gravity Kevin Janes, Tim Koch, Jordan Streby, George Williams CE 312 Soil Mechanics Laboratory Section 1 September 10th, 2012 Submitted September 17th, 2012 Introduction Laboratory 1 included t

  • 6 Pages Soils Exam 2
    Soils Exam 2

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    xu ./LAXtoM ,/ O\.q.e L!' 5t ", CE3I2 Soil Mechanics Mid-Term Exam 2 Spring 2010 Date: March 4',2010 Instructor: Dr. M. Emin Kutat P.E_ This is a closed-book cxam. Please read the questions carefully and answer the questrons to the best ofyout unde$taodin

  • 7 Pages EXAM_3_Solutions
    EXAM_3_Solutions

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    !. Name: _ _ / C E312 Soil Mechanics Exam 3 FALL 2012 Date: November 20, 2012 ~ LLA.:t- cfw_0 1\J I nstructor: Dr. M. Emin Kutay, P.E. This is a closed-book exam. Please read the questions carefully and answer the questions to the best o f your understand

  • 6 Pages HW9_solution
    HW9_solution

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    (1) ) (2) a = 15; H = 5; T = 10; f = 35; gm = 15; a = a / 180*pi; T = T / 180*pi; f = f / 180*pi; % Active earth pressure coefficient psi = asin(sin(a)/sin(f)-a+2*T; KA = cos(a-T)*sqrt(1+sin(f)^2-2*sin(f)*cos(psi)/(cos(T)^2*(cos(a)+sqrt(sin

  • 6 Pages HW8_Shear_Strength_Solution
    HW8_Shear_Strength_Solution

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    CE 312- SOIL MECHANICS- FALL 2012 Homework 8 Shear Strength DUE: Monday, November 19th, 2012, 10:00 am SOLUTION 1. For a direct shear test on a dry sand, the following are given: Specimen size (cubical specimen): 2 75 mm (length) x 75 mm (width) x 30 mm (

  • 8 Pages HW7Settlement-consolidation_solution
    HW7Settlement-consolidation_solution

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    !"#$%&'#()*+#,"!-./*!('#0.+#&1%&# # !"#$%"&'()(*(+$,-$#$.,(/(0".1"-234,2".( ( 23"4#,56789:#/5;<=><?#%&@A:#&1%&:#B4$1#C=# !"#$%&'&(')*+,-./'$0%1#(2'0&'&34'$0%5'*+'(66%74'8,9:;'+<=' 5-41,26(+$,-$#$.,( !"! #$%&'$%()*+(,-(./0%1(23%)2()+(0'1041')%(%1'2)50(2%)1

  • 3 Pages Practice_Problems_2
    Practice_Problems_2

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    CE 312 Practice Problems 1) A sheet pile wall is constructed on a Uniform Sand as shown in the figure. The saturated unit weight and the hydraulic conductivity of the soil are also shown in the figure. Calculate:

  • 5 Pages Practice_Problems_SS12
    Practice_Problems_SS12

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Practice Problems 1) Determine the coefficient of uniformity and coefficient of curvature of the soil whose grain size distribution is shown in table below. Size (mm) 0.425 0.18 0.09 0.074 0.04 0.015 0.008 0.004 0.002

  • 9 Pages Lab4.CE312[1]
    Lab4.CE312[1]

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    DepartmentofCivil&EnvironmentalEngineering CollegeofEngineering MICHIGANSTATEUNIVERSITY CE312 SOILMECHANICS Spring2009 LabReportEvaluationSheet TITLE: Lab5:CompactionTest GROUPNUMBER: 3 MEMBERS: Bouvy,Nathan Kanners,Brent McNally,Jordan Morris,Matthew Don

  • 2 Pages CE312 Permeability Memo
    CE312 Permeability Memo

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    CE 312 Section 001 Memo To: Ramil Mijares From: Jordan McNally Date: 2/20/2013 Re: Results of Permeability Test Introduction An experiment was performed on March 30 th to explore relationships involving seepage velocity, hydraulic conductivity, flow rate,

  • 1 Page CE312_Lab_5_Report_M&M
    CE312_Lab_5_Report_M&M

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Methods and Materials The methods and materials for the compaction experiment are simple and straight forward. Two important experimental notes need to be taken into account. The first is that Group 3 was responsible for conducting compaction tests for th

  • 7 Pages CE312_Lab_6_Report[1]
    CE312_Lab_6_Report[1]

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    March 23, 2009 RAMIL MIJARES Teaching Assistant CE 312 Section 001 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering College of Engineering MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY East Lansing, MI 48824 Ramil: Please accept the attached report for our Lab Experiment No

  • 2 Pages Jordan CE 312 Lab 1
    Jordan CE 312 Lab 1

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Results and Discussion The specific gravity portion of the testing yielded the following results. For the long procedure, the mass of the beaker was measured at 223.2 grams. With the soil in the beaker, the mass was 998 grams. When water was added, the ma

  • 3 Pages lab1withintro
    Lab1withintro

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Introduction The purpose of lab 1 was to understand the basics of soils. It is important when doing soil experiments to identify the soils and recognize different characteristics those soils have. Knowing how different soils react with the environment hel

  • 3 Pages CE312 Equations
    CE312 Equations

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Coefficient of Uniformity: Cu=D60/D10 Coefficient of Curvature: Cc=(D30)/[(D10)(D60)] Phase Relationship: Gs=s/w=Ws/Vsw e=Vv/Vs=n/(1-n) n=Vv/V=e/(1+e) S=Vw/Vv=wGs/e W=Ww/Ws =W/V=d(1+)=Gsw(1+)/(1+e)=Gsw(1-n)(1+) d=Ws/V=Gsw/(1+e)=Gsw(1-n)=w/(1/Gs)+ Constant

  • 4 Pages CE312 Exam
    CE312 Exam

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Lecture 1 & 2 Soil is a product of Rock Weathering. Rock weathering is the process of breaking down rocks by mechanical and chemical processes into smaller pieces. Freeze/thaw cycles causing expansion/contraction of water in the cracks. Stresses caused by

  • 4 Pages Lab 9
    Lab 9

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Unconfined Compression Test Kevin Janes, Tim Koch, Jordan Streby, George Williams CE 312 Soil Mechanics Laboratory Section 1 November 19th, 2012 Submitted November 26th, 2012 Introduction This experiment was conducted to determine the unconfined compressi

  • 8 Pages CE312 Lab 3[1]
    CE312 Lab 3[1]

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Atterberg Limits Kevin Janes, Tim Koch, Jordan Streby, George Williams CE 312 Soil Mechanics Laboratory Section 1 September 24th, 2012 Submitted October 1st, 2012 1 Introduction Laboratory 3 involved the analysis of soils using two methods; the Liquid Lim

  • 2 Pages Practice_Questions_3_FS2012
    Practice_Questions_3_FS2012

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Practice Questions 1) Calculate the immediate settlement (in mm) at the center of the foundation shown in the figure. Assume that average Modulus of Elasticity (Es) of the soil is 50,000kPa. Applied load from the foundation (Q) is 4000 kN. Poissons ratio

  • 5 Pages Practice_Problems1
    Practice_Problems1

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    Practice Problems 1) The total weight of a 1-ft3 soil sample is 125 pounds, its water content is 5 percent and its degree of saturation is 25 percent. Calculate: a) b) c) d) e) f) The total unit weight ( ) The unit weight of solids ( s) The saturated unit

  • 10 Pages HW6-Stresses_solution
    HW6-Stresses_solution

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Soil Mechanics

    CE 312- SOIL MECHANICS- FALL 2012 Homework 6 - Stresses SOLUTION Submit to CE312 mailbox at the main CEE office (3546 EB) ! NOTE: Show all your calculation steps clearly and write legibly. USE ENGINEERING PAPER for the hand-calculations. FIGURE 1 !" Calcu

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