SIEVE ANALYSIS

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SIEVE ANALYSIS LABORATORY No. 2 ROB WYMAN 02/07/2008
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Letter . . . . . . . . . . 3 Data Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Introduction and Objectives . . . . . . . . 5 Experimental Equipment . . . . . . . . 5 Experimental Procedure . . . . . . . . 6 Experimental Results and Interpretation . . . . . . 7 Discussion of Problems and Suggested Causes . . . . . 8 Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . 8
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References . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Cover Letter After recording the data, we entered our information into the following table: Sieve No. Container Mass (g) Diameter (mm) Mass Retained (g) % Retained % Finer 4 585.6 4.76 585.6 0 100 16 495.2 1.19 520.8 5.52 94.48
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30 456.2 .595 518.1 18.86 81.14 50 444.8 .297 606.5 53.70 46.30 70 360.7 .210 450.2 72.99 27.01 100 347.9 .150 419.2 88.35 11.65 120 361.3 .125 383.2 93.06 6.94 Pan 296.0 ------ 328.2 100 0 Table 1 Results from the Sieve Analysis Introduction and Objectives This lab covers the method of sieve analysis for soil that is coarsely grained. Sieve analyses are performed because they are an important asset to
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geotechnical construction. The particle size distribution curves can be used to predict the behavior of certain soils. When performing this experiment we will be using ASTM D421 and ASTM D422 test methods. The following table was used to determine the minimum mass of the test specimens. The table provided is in accordance with ASTM D1140-97. Maximum Particle Size
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