CE 3413 Geotechnical Engineering
Dr. Shafique
Chapter 3
Weight-Volume Relationships
Sazzad Bin-Shafique
Three Phases of Soil Element
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CE 3413 Geotechnical Engineering
Dr. Shafique
Volume Relationships
Void Ratio, e = Vv /Vs
Porosity, n = Vv/V
Degree o
Homework #8 (due Wednesday, November 1 to avoid conflict with FE Exam)
Solve the following problems from your textbook:
8.5
8.7
8.9
8.13 (see example 8.5 in your textbook for load cases)
8.17
If you are taken the FE exam you should be able to do 8.5, 8.7
Homework #5 (Due October 9)
1. Solve problem 4.24 in your textbook. Maintain t 0.0075 for the maximum
absolute moment.
2. Solve problem 5.27 in your textbook
Homework No.7 (Due June 23)
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4.
Solve problem 5.1 in the textbook pp. 205-206
Solve problem 5.2 in the textbook pp. 205-206
Solve problem 5.4 in the textbook pp. 205-206
Solve problem 5.6 in the textbook pp. 206-207
Homework 6 (Due June 21)
1. Solve problem 5-9 from the Textbook (p.207)
2. Solve problem 5-10 from the Textbook (208)
3. Solve problem 10-1 from the Textbook (p. 474).
4. Solve problem 10-2 from the Textbook (p. 474).
Homework 5 (Due June 15)
1. Solve problem 4-8 from the Textbook (p.161)
2. Solve problem 4-9 from the Textbook (p. 161)
3. Solve problem 4-12 from the Textbook (p. 161).
4. Solve problem 4-18 from the Textbook (p. 161). Assume that the reinforcing steel
s
Homework #1 (Due February 1)
For each member of the structures shown, find maximum positive and negative
moments, and maximum shears. Use both SABLE 32 and SAP2000 or any other two
software packages you prefer.
Problem 1.
Problem 2.
Problem 3. Redo proble
Homework #2 (Due Wednesday (9/21/05, p.m.)
1. Solve problem 4-1 in your textbook
2. Solve problem 4-7 from your textbook
3. Select reinforcement for an 18-ft span simply supported rectangular beam with b=
14 in. and h = 24 in. The beam supports in additio
Solution to Homework 1 Fall 2005
1. What is the difference between air-entrained concrete and trapped air in
concrete?
Air-entrained concrete consists of well distributed small air bubbles (< 1mm in
diameter) in the concrete mix that tend to improve the d
Homework 1 (Due September 14)
1. What is the difference between air-entrained concrete and trapped air in concrete?
2. Which size of aggregate divides coarse from fine aggregate?
3. What type(s) of cement should be used to build massive concrete structure
Hints on shear homework
6.2. The load given is an axial load in addition to the loads in 6.1. It is not a concentrated
force causing bending. The axial load is Nu and should be used to find Vc using Eq. 11-4
in the Code. By the way, Diagonal Tension Reinf