Statistics Lab Week 2
Name:_
Math221
Statistical Concepts:
Using Minitab
Graphics
Shapes of Distributions
Descriptive Statistics
Empirical Rule
Data in Minitab
Minitab is a powerful, yet user-friendly, data analysis software package. You can launch
EXCEL DATA ANALYSIS CAPABILITIES OF INTEREST
MATH221
Loading Two Excel Software Additions:
Excel Toolpak
1) Microsoft Excel Toolpak: You will be using Excel as the "Statistical Software" package,
which you can download directly from Citrix or as a compone
Spring 2017
GLE/CEE 330 SOIL MECHANICS
In-Class Session and Homework No. 8: Induced Stresses
1. A building with a central courtyard will be constructed as shown in Fig. 1. Compute the increase in
vertical stress 10 m below Point A (located in the center o
Spring 2017
GLE/CEE 330 SOIL MECHANICS
In-Class Session and Homework No. 5: Flow in Soils
Due Date: Submitted electronically and in paper by Friday February 24 th 9:00 am
1. An open-ended cylindrical standpipe contains a soil specimen as shown below. The
Spring 2017
GLE/CEE 330 SOIL MECHANICS
In-Class Session and Homework No. 6: Effective Stresses and Seepage in Soils Solution
1. A vertical permeameter containing a silty-clay is shown in Fig. 1. The saturated unit weight of the
soil is 20 kN/m3. Determine
Spring 2017
GLE/CEE 330 SOIL MECHANICS
In-Class Session and Homework No. 7: Mohrs circle and State of Stresses
1. Define a plane strain condition and give one example of a plane strain geotechnical application.
The plane strain condition is the common con
Spring 2017
GLE/CEE 330 SOIL MECHANICS
In-Class Session and Homework No. 6: Effective Stresses and Seepage in Soils
Due Date: Online submission is due on Friday March 3 rd, 2017 at 9:00 AM
1. A vertical permeameter containing a silty-clay is shown in Fig.
Spring 2017
GLE/CEE 330 SOIL MECHANICS
In-Class Session and Homework No. 9: Compression and Consolidation
Due Date: Monday April 3rd 11:59 pm
1. An oedometer test on a saturated clay specimen yields the following parameters: compression index
Cc = 0.4, re
Spring 2017
GLE/CEE 330 SOIL MECHANICS
In-Class Session and Homework No. 5: Flow in Soils
Due Date: Submitted electronically by Friday February 24 th 9:00 am
1. An open-ended cylindrical standpipe contains a soil specimen as shown below. The soil is satur
Spring 2017
GLE/CEE 330 SOIL MECHANICS
In-Class Session and Homework No. 7: Mohrs circle and State of Stresses
Due Date: Friday March 10th 9:00 am
1. Define a plane strain condition and give one example of a plane strain geotechnical application.
2. Is so
Spring 2017
GLE/CEE 330 SOIL MECHANICS
In-Class Session and Homework No. 8: Induced Stresses
Due Date: Friday March 17th 9:00 am
1. A building with a central courtyard will be constructed as shown in Fig. 1. Compute the increase in
vertical stress 10 m be
University of Wisconsin-Madison
CEE/GLE 330: Soil Mechanics
Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering
Fall 2014
Review for Final Exam
Tues Dec 16: 12:25 pm 2:25 pm (168 Noland Hall)
The final exam will consist of both qualitative and quantitative problems
CEE/GLE 330 Soil Mechanics
Review for Test #2
(Thursday November 13, 7:30-9:00 pm)
Mech. Eng. Room 1106
Test #2 is cumulative but will emphasize material covered after Test #1. This
corresponds to material up to and including lesson #20 (time rate of cons
University of Wisconsin-Madison
CEE/GLE 330 Soil Mechanics
Homework # 5
Stress and Stress Profiles (5 problems)
Due: October 21, 2014
1) Plot profiles of total stress (), pore pressure (u), and effective stress () for the soil deposit
shown below by calcu
CHAPTER
Construction Planning, Equipment,
and Methods
Sixth Edition
GEOTECHNICAL MATERIALS,
COMPACTION, AND STABILIZATION
A. J. Clark School of Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
4b
By
Dr. Ibrahim Assakkaf
ENCE 420 Construction
CEE/GLE 330 SOIL MECHANICS SUMMER 2012
In-Class Session and Homework No. 7-8
Due Dates:
Select answers submitted electronically Wednesday July 25th by 8:30 am
Completed work Wednesday July 25th at start of class
1) The dry density of compacted sand is 1
University of Wisconsin-Madison
CEE/GLE 330 Soil Mechanics
Homework # 7
Consolidation Settlement (3 problems)
Due: November 6, 2014
Problem 1:
A consolidation test on a sample of clay produced the following data, where z is vertical strain of the
spseimen
University of Wisconsin-Madison
CEE/GLE 330 Soil Mechanics
Homework # 9
Shear Strength (3 problems)
Due: December 4, 2014
Problem 1: A series of UU triaxial compression tests have been performed on identical clay specimens.
Tests results are tabulated bel
University of Wisconsin-Madison
CEE/GLE 330 Soil Mechanics
Homework # 8
Time Rate of Consolidation (3 problems)
Due: November 11, 2014
Problem 1:
Consider the proposed fill and soil profile shown below. The medium clay layer may be considered
normally con
University of Wisconsin-Madison
CEE/GLE 330 Soil Mechanics
Homework # 6
Induced Stress (3 problems)
Due: October 28, 2014
Problem 1. Use the chart solution method to solve this problem. You can check your answer using
other methods
Problem 2. Use the char
Solution to Homework Set #2
CE 327 - Spring 2009
Assigned Sa, 28/03
Due Mo, 6/04
Problem 1
The moist weight of 0.1 ft3 of soil is 12.2 lb. If the moisture content is 12% and the
specific gravity of the soil solids is 2.72, find the following:
1. Moist uni
University of Wisconsin-Madison
CEE/GLE 330 Soil Mechanics
Homework # 10
Foundation Engineering (2 problems)
Due: December 11, 2014
Problem 1: A proposed column is to be supported by a 1.5 m wide, 0.5 m deep square footing. The soil
beneath this footing i
7.2
Rational Exponents
Understanding a1/n
Recall that a cube root is defined so that
3
a b only if b 3 a
However, if we let b = a1/3, then
b 3 (a1/ 3 ) 3 a 1/ 3 3 a1 a
Since both values of b give us the same a,
a1/ 3 3 a
Definition of a
1
n
If n is a posi
7.4
Adding,
Subtracting, and
Multiplying Radical
Expressions
Sums and Differences
Rules in the previous section allowed us to split
radicals that had a radicand which was a
product or a quotient.
We can NOT split sums or differences.
a b a b
a b a
b
Like
Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two
Variables
Presentation
A system of equations consists of
two or more equations.
The solution of a system of two
equations in two variables is an
ordered pair (x, y) that makes both
equations true.
Example
Determi
7.5
Rationalizing
Denominators and
Numerators of
Radical
Expressions
Rationalizing Denominators
Many times it is helpful to rewrite a radical
quotient with the radical confined to ONLY the
numerator.
If we rewrite the expression so that there is no
radica
Algebra for College Students
Summary 1
The real number system
Definition of Perfect squares.
A positive integer n is called a perfect square if there exist an integer j such that n j2 .
Example 1: 81 is a perfect square because 81 9 2 . In this case n=81
7.1
Radicals and
Radical Functions
Square Roots
Opposite of squaring a number is taking the
square root of a number.
A number b is a square root of a number a if
b2 = a.
In order to find a square root of a, you need a
number that, when squared, equals a.
7.3
Simplifying Radical
Expressions
Product Rule for Radicals
Product Rule for Radicals
If n a and n b are real numbers,
then
n
n
n
a b ab
Example
Multiply.
a.
b.
c.
3 5 3 5 15
3
3
3
4
2
8 2
4 2
3
2 b
a 3
2 b
2b
a 3
3a
Quotient Rule Radicals
If n a and
Statistics Lab #6
Name:_
Statistical Concepts:
Data Simulation
Discrete Probability Distribution
Confidence Intervals
Calculations for a set of variables
Open the class survey results that were entered into the MINITAB worksheet.
We want to calculate