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Soln3.8 - Solution 3.8(a Void Ratio(e 19.6 d = = = 17.8 kN...

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Unformatted text preview: Solution 3.8 (a) Void Ratio (e) 19.6 d = = = 17.8 kN/ m 3 1+ w 1.1 Gsw 2.7 9.8 ; e = - 1 = 0.49 1+ e 17.8 (b) Degress of Saturation (S) wG s 0.1 2.7 Se = w G s , S = = = 0.55 or 55% e 0.49 (c) % of Air voids Ws 17.8 Vs = = = 0.67 m 3 G s w 2.7 9.8 d = Vv = V - Vs = 1 0.67 = 0.33 m 3 Weight of water per m 3 = w d = 0.1 17.8 = 1.78 kN 1.78 Vw = = 0.18 m 3 9.8 Vair = Vv - Vw = 0.33 0.18 = 0.15 m 3 Vair 0.15 = 100 = 45% % of air voids = Vv 0.33 ...
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