Supplemental HW6 - • The soil is below the water table...

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CCEV360-04 March 26, 2008 Dillon Gauthier SOILS.2.1 Liquefaction is the momentary loss of sand shear strength due to high water pressure usually caused by and earthquake. Conditions needed for liquefaction: Fine sand w/o many fines.
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Unformatted text preview: • The soil is below the water table • Earthquake shaking • Loose density SOILS.2.2 Using the Atterberg limits tests, the plastic limit is the moisture content at which the sample changes from a solid material to one that is plastic. SOILS.2.3...
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CCEV 360 taught by Professor Lambrechts during the Spring '08 term at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

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