Advanced Soil Mechanics, Fourth Edition by Braja M. Das

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By Braja M. Das

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-Dr Sanjay Kumar Shukla, Edith Cowan college, Perth, Australia

""The options were defined in lucid demeanour that's of serious worth to scholars at undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. it's a

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""...an first-class creation to complex thoughts of soil mechanics...easy to persist with through scholars and training engineers facing ideas to geotechnical problems...""
-Dr Sanjay Kumar Shukla, Edith Cowan collage, Perth, Australia

""The suggestions were defined in lucid demeanour that is of significant worth to scholars at undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. it's a actual asset for college and the learn workers.""
-Dr. Priti Maheshwari, Indian Institute of know-how Roorkee

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Soc. Civ. 11 GRAIN-SIZE DISTRIBUTION OF SOIL For a basic understanding of the nature of soil, the distribution of the grain size present in a given soil mass must be known. The grainsize distribution of coarse-grained soils (gravelly and/or sandy) is ­determined by sieve analysis. S. sieves. 28 Simplified relationship between plasticity index and percentage of clay-size fraction by weight. B. , J. Soil Mech. Found. Eng. , Am. Soc. Civ. S. standard sieves Sieve no. 053 The cumulative percent by weight of a soil passing a given sieve is referred to as the percent finer.

Silty or clayey gravel and sand 6 max. NP Stone fragments, Fine gravel, and sand sand Excellent to good Group classification Sieve analysis (percent passing) No. 10 No. 40 No. 200 36 min. Characteristics of fraction passing No. 40 Liquid limit 40 max. Plasticity index 10 max. Usual types of significant constituent materials General subgrade rating a A-1-b A-2 36 min. 41 min. 10 max. Silty soils 36 min. 36 min. 40 max. 41 min. 11 min. 11 min. Clayey soils Fair to poor 44 Advanced Soil Mechanics groups: A-1 through A-7.

25 max. 10 max. 35 max. 35 max. 35 max. 35 max. 40 max. 41 min. 40 max. 41 min. 10 max. 10 max. 11 min. 11 min. Silty or clayey gravel and sand 6 max. NP Stone fragments, Fine gravel, and sand sand Excellent to good Group classification Sieve analysis (percent passing) No. 10 No. 40 No. 200 36 min. Characteristics of fraction passing No. 40 Liquid limit 40 max. Plasticity index 10 max. Usual types of significant constituent materials General subgrade rating a A-1-b A-2 36 min. 41 min. 10 max. Silty soils 36 min.

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