Lab 4 Report

Lab 4 Report - CE 215 FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOTECHNICAL...

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CE 215 FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY SECTION 3C REPORT #2 – PROCTOR COMPACTION TESTING SUBMITTED BY:
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The objective of this lab was to determine the moisture-unit weight of a soil sample and understand relative compaction in relation to site earthwork. The Proctor compaction test was performed in order to construct a Proctor curve.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction…………………………………………………………………. .…………………… Procedure……………………………………………………………………. ..…………………. . Results………………………………………………………………………………….…………. Discussion………………………………………………………………………………………… Conclusions………………………………………………………………………………………. . References………………………………………………………………………………………… Figures and Tables………………………………………………………………………………… Appendices: Appendix A – Lab data sheets (originals) Appendix B – Calculations
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INTRODUCTION Necessary engineering properties pertaining to a project’s soils vary greatly, depending on the nature of a project. Large, heavy structures, such as high-rise buildings, bridges, and dams, require very precise properties, while smaller projects, such as local streets, allow for more leeway. One key property to understand is the moisture content. All soils have a specific range
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2009 for the course CE 215 taught by Professor Izadi during the Fall '07 term at Missouri S&T.

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Lab 4 Report - CE 215 FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOTECHNICAL...

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