ISP 203L conclusion 2 - ISP 203L Instructor Morgan Jingyi...

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ISP 203L Instructor: Morgan Jingyi Tan A43064240 3 rd Nov. 2010 Conclusion About Grain Size vs. Permeability The data we gathered from the experiment supported our hypothesis that, the permeability increases while grain size inclines. From the graph and statistics shown, a positive response was received, which was, the lager the grain size, the higher the permeability. One limitations are included which may lead to inaccurate results. First off, the data collected were all measured by hand. During the experiment, we assigned one peer to count for the time; one to receive the water flew out from the constant head overflow and another one to turn on and off the valve. In all this procedure, the timer was crucial. An inaccurate time report will result in imprecise data collected. Plus, in the procedure of pouring and filling the water, little amount of drops will remained in the container, which will increase the volume of the next trial, leading to inaccurate measurement. For future work, there should be only one person for the timer for the most possible
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course ISPL 203 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Michigan State University.

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