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Unformatted text preview: 7.5 − 24.95 = 2.55lb Gs = Ws 24.95 ⇒ 2.65 = Vs γ w 62.4Vs → V s = 0.1509 ft 3 γw = Ww 2.55 ⇒ 62.4 = Vw Vw → V w = 0.0409 ft 3 Va = V − Vw − V s = 0.220 − 0.0409 − 0.1509 = 0.0282 ft 3 Volume (ft3) Weight (lb) 0 27.50 2.55 24.95 Air 0.0282 Water Solids 0.0409 0.220 0.1509 Step-2: Compute the required parameters Moist unit weight: γ= W 27.50 = = 125lb / ft 3 V 0.220 Page 3 of 7 Dry unit weight: γd = Degree of saturation: S = Ws 24.95 = = 113lb / ft 3 V 0.220 Vw 0.0409 × 100% = × 100% = 59% Vv 0.0409 + 0.0282 Void ratio:...
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