Assignment No. 5

Assignment No. 5 - CE-10 Introduction to Civil and...

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Unformatted text preview: CE-10 Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering Spring 2008 Assignment No. 5 Due: Friday, February 8, 2008 at 9:30am 1. Circle the possible soil classifications based on the Unified Soil Classification System. GC GH SP SW SL MP HC CL OP SO SM SC 2. Calculate the PI and LI of a clay which had a LL = 200%, PL = 40% and a natural water content of 55%. 3. Show that the relationship t = d(1+w) is true. Use only weight-volume terms. 4. Given the following mechanical sieve results, complete the table below and develop a plot of particle size distribution. Sieve Number 4 10 20 40 60 100 140 200 Pan Sieve Opening (mm) 4.76 1.68 0.84 0.42 0.25 0.15 0.106 0.075 Totals Weight Retained (g) Cumulative Percent Finer 82 78 71 60 47 30 15 10 0 600.00 ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course CE 10 taught by Professor Cs during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.

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