Analytical Chem Soil HW Solutions 13

Analytical Chem Soil HW Solutions 13 - dry,max 1770 kg/m 3...

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13 Hence Mass of tin empty, g 14 14 14 14 14 Mass of tin + sample wet, g 88 68 98 94 93 Mass of tin + sample dry, g 81 62 87 82 80 w, % 10.45 12.5 15.07 17.65 19.70 Density, kg/m 3 1730 1950 2020 1930 1860 Dry density, kg/m 3 1566 1733 1755 1640 1554 Figure Q1.9: dry density against water content From the graph (Figure Q1.9), the maximum dry density
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Unformatted text preview: dry,max 1770 kg/m 3 the optimum water content (at dry,max ) 14% the actual density at the optimum water content = 1770 kg/m 3 1.14 = 2018 kg/m 3 The specific volume v can be calculated using main text Equation 1.8, = [G s .(1+w)/v]. w (main text Equation 1.8) or v = G s .(1+w).( w / )...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course CHM 4302 taught by Professor Stuartchalk during the Fall '11 term at UNF.

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