geo HW #5

geo HW #5 - Question 5 a) Determine where the highest...

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Dan Aiello Geo. Eng. HW #5 Question 1 Identify the soil types using the permeability’s given. Set up one clean coarse Sand Set up two clayey sand Set up three clayey sand
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Question 2 Which of the following materials would satisfy a minimum permeability of .001 cm/s and during installation what would you do to make sure it meets this requirement. You would use any sand-gravel mixtures and clean gravel. During installation you would make sure to avoid because it would decrease permeability and possibly decrease the permeability past the .001 limit.
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Question 3 Calculate vertical and horizontal permeability
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Question 4 Draw the flownet, compute Q and estimate the hydraulic gradient.
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Unformatted text preview: Question 5 a) Determine where the highest hydraulic gradient occurs b) Compute the minimum required capacity of each pump c) Describe two methods that would decrease Q b) Part c One possible method would be to dig the trench not as deep which would reduce the amount of ground water flowing in. Another possible method would be to drive the sheet piles deeper into the ground to increase the amount of Nd lines. Question 6 A) What is the quantity of discharge per meter of width B) What is the uplift pressure distribution on the bottom of the dam A) b) Question 7 Determine the accepted range of grain size distribution...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course GEO 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Syracuse.

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