Atterberg Limit

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Unformatted text preview: considered) as a guideline for information/data that should be incorporated into your lab report. 1. What equipment and/or method were used to perform tests and obtain results? 2. Details of specimen preparation, such as wet or dry – refer to ASTM D4318 test procedures and appendices. 3. What was the Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit and Plasticity Index values for the soil tested? 4. What was the soil type tested according to the “Plasticity Chart” for USCS? 5. What values were determined in point 3 of the reporting? 6. Were there any errors/complications in the testing completed? Winter 2013 6 CIVE 153 – Earth Engineering Atterberg Limits Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Reference Material: *Remember the lecture notes provide invaluable information when defining the results, reporting and/or answering questions for the lab report. Winter 2013 7 CIVE 153 – Earth Engineering Atterberg Limits Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Selected References 1. Das, B.A., 2009, Principles of Geotechnical Engineering, Cengage Learning 2. Akroyd, T.N.W. 1957. Laboratory Testing In Soil Engineering. London, Soil Mech, Ltd. 3. Bowles, J.E. 1979. Physical and Geotechnical Properties of Soils. McGraw‐Hill Book Company, New York. 4. Craig, R.F. 1983. Soil Mechanics. 3rd Edition, Van Nostrand Reinhold (UK). 5. Holtz, R.D. and Kovacs, W.N. 1981. An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering, Prentice‐Hall, Inc., New Jersey. 6. Lambe, T.W. 1951. Soil Testing for Engineers. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. 7. Lambe, T.W. and Whi...
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