Lab 1 Water Content and Bulk density

Lab 1 Water Content and Bulk density - 31 C 71.3 197.57...

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DETERMINATION OF WATER CONTENT, POROSITY, BULK DENSITY LAB-I Group # Depth (cm) Core # Soil type Empty Cylinder wt (g) Cylinder + wet soil wt (g) Cylinder + dry soil wt (g) 1 0-15 1 U* 71.82 185.81 177.82 15-30 3 U 74.74 195.35 189.42 30-45 5 U 72.18 193.33 187.28 0-15 7 C** 72.35 195.5 188.54 15-30 9 C 74.47 201.19 195.43 30-45 11 C 74.08 200.2 192.72 2 0-15 13 U 71.91 190.94 182.72 15-30 15 U 73.13 184.56 178.08 30-45 17 U 71.69 193.1 186.64 0-15 19 C 68.42 189.58 184.31 15-30 21 C 70.22 189.85 183.81 30-45 23 C 73.3 183.85 178.32 3 0-15 25 U 70.87 175.2 171.04 15-30 27 U 72.63 194.93 188.91 30-45 29 U 72.51 203.2 196.46 0-15
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Unformatted text preview: 31 C 71.3 197.57 190.31 15-30 33 C 72.84 198.63 191.88 30-45 35 C 71.94 185.92 180.58 U* Uncompacted C** Compacted Water Content by volume = Volume or mass of water/bulk volume length 3 cm Internal Diameter 5.38 cm Water Content by weight = mass of water/mass of oven dry soil Cylinder volume 68.16 Assume particle density of 2.65 (g/cm^3) Porosity = f = = 1- (bulk density/particle density) Area of core= 22.91 Volume of core 68.73 cm 2 cm 3...
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