hw3 - ECI 114 University of California, Davis Department of...

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ECI 114 Fall 2002 University of California, Davis Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Homework Assignment 3 (62 points) Due 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2002 Show all work and explain your answers; no credit will be given for solutions only (especially true for problems in the back of the book and on the accompanying CD-ROM). Write your name on the front of the first page and back of the last page of your assignment; do not fold it. A two- point penalty will be assessed for an inability to follow these instructions. A penalty of up to three points may also be assessed for lack of neatness. 1. In a particle size distribution experiment, a certain soil sample was examined and the size of all particles measured. In this unusual soil only 6 sizes of particles were found, and the percentages of soil particles in the different size groups were found to be: Size (in microns) % of soil particles 100 15 300 12 500 18 750 35 1250 15 1500 5 Now, a single particle is selected at random, and its size (X) is measured. a.
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2009 for the course ECI 114 taught by Professor Mocktarian during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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