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Homework 8 - 2009 - optimum water content 3 Estimate the...

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The University of Missouri-Columbia Department of Civil Engineering Assigned: Wednesday, Sept 30, 2009 Due: Wednesday, Oct 7, 2009 CE 3400– Fall 2009 Homework No. 8 – Compaction 1. Work Problem 6.10 in Coduto. Note: Although it is not clearly stated in the problem, the "Proctor" compaction tests is the ASTM Standard Proctor compaction test (ASTM D 698). 2. Compute the degree of saturation of the soil in Part 1 at the maximum dry density and
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Unformatted text preview: optimum water content. 3. Estimate the line of optimums for the soil in Part 1 and draw it on the moisture-density plot that you made for Part 1. 4. If the maximum dry density for the Modified Proctor compaction test (ASTM D 1557) is 7 lbs./cu.ft. higher than the maximum dry density for the Standard Proctor compaction test, estimate as best you can the optimum water content for the Modified Proctor compaction test....
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