of Earth Science / Northeastern
INTRODUCTION TO GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
Daily Objectives #10
(February 11, 2010)
Dr. Laura Sanders
By the end of today's class, you
should be able to do the following:
Continued from last week: Using the samples of soil
provided, estimate values for moisture content, porosity, void ratio, unit weight, dry
unit weight, density, dry density, specific gravity of solids, and
degree of saturation.
Review: Describe how soil moisture is
measured in the laboratory.
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