Unformatted text preview: Coarse grained Soil 0.075 mm mm The limits between the different soil categories: not accepted by all or 0.05 The main soil categories are: (< 0.002 mm) coin Clay-( feels sticky ) Sand-( feels gritty ) (2.00 - 0.05 mm) barrel Silt-( feels floury ) (0.05 - 0.002 mm) plate USDA system for determining soil separates 2. Main soil categories USDA system for determining soil separates Clay Silt Sand The main soil categories are: 2. Main soil categories Coarse grained soils Fine grained soils FHWA National Geotechnical Engineering Improvement Program 2. Main soil categories The main soil categories are:...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course GNG 4124 taught by Professor Soils during the Spring '11 term at Uni. of Nottingham Ningbo.
- Spring '11