Homework 3 Solutions Problem 1: The figure below shows the soil profile at the site of an existing warehouse (ie, covers a large area) that causes a surface loading of 2000 psf. Draw (but don't hand in) the v and v' profiles with depth. What is the total
Problem 1: The larger the void ratio, the larger the porosity Answer: True Problem 2: In unsaturated soils, water content is always less than 100%. Answer: False A soil could theoretically have a sufficiently large void ratio, such that even when it wasn'
Homework 4 Solutions: Problem 1: A clean sand having a permeability of 4.5x10 -3 cm/s and a void ratio of 0.45 is placed in a horizontal permeability apparatus, as shown in Figure 7.2 of H,K&S. Compute the discharge velocity and the seepage velocity as th