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Unformatted text preview: 6. Weigh each sieve, and report the mass retained on each sieve in a cumulative manner. 7. Calculate the cumulative percent retained on each sieve. 8. Calculate the percent passing each sieve. 9. Calculate the fineness modulus. Calculations Percent Retained T Mass Mass tained 200 200 Re % = Percent Passing T Mass Mass Pass 200 200 %-= Fineness Modulus 100 ... % % % % % % % % % 2 1 1 4 3 8 3 4 8 16 30 50 100 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + = FM Significance and Use The grading of aggregates is used to determine if the particle size distribution of the aggregates is in compliance with the project specifications. Gradation is important in determining porosity and packing Report Total % passing each sieve to the nearest whole number Total % retained on each sieve to the nearest whole number Fineness Modulus to the nearest 0.01 Precision...
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2010 for the course CIVL 3810 taught by Professor Timm during the Spring '09 term at Auburn University.
- Spring '09