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Definition of Soil | Residual soil definition

Saturday, December 3, 2016 18:00 No Comments

Soil Definition Soil has various meanings depending upon the professional field in which it is being studied. For engineering purposes, Soil may be define as: Natural aggregate of mineral grains, loose or moderately cohesive, inorganic or organic in nature. If we are studying geology, then:

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Classification of soil on the basis of grain size

Friday, October 21, 2011 17:17 No Comments

Classification of soil on the basis of grain size: While taking into account the engineering behavior of the soil, the size of the soil grains and the distribution of the soil grain in the soil mass have the same

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Definition of Permeability | Pervious and Impervious soil

Thursday, October 20, 2011 20:29 No Comments

Permeability: It may be defined as “It is a measure of the ease with which water flows through soils

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Introduction to ground improvement techniques

Monday, October 10, 2011 21:30 No Comments

Introduction to ground improvement techniques: Ground improvement may be defined as

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Conditions for efficieny of planning an exploration

Sunday, October 9, 2011 13:03 No Comments

For planning an investigation, program or plan must specifically contain the following. Amount and extent of exploration.

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Planning an investigation | Conditions for efficieny of planning

Sunday, October 9, 2011 12:40 No Comments

Planning an investigation: Planning an investigation is basically the first step of investigating a site. The

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Pressuremeter test ( PMT )

Sunday, October 9, 2011 12:31 No Comments

Pressuremeter test (pmt): In 1956 scientist named Menard developed a method of testing named as

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Plate load test (ASTM D1194) | Limitations and Advantages

Sunday, October 9, 2011 12:19 No Comments

Plate load test  (ASTM D1194): Plate load test is a type of test which is performed on a model foundation. This

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Static cone penetration test, CPT, (ASTM D3441)

Sunday, October 9, 2011 11:58 No Comments

Static cone penetration test, CPT, (ASTM D3441): This is also known as Dutch cone test the reason behind that is, the mechanical

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In situ tests | Standard penetration test, SPT, (ASTM D1586)

Saturday, October 8, 2011 15:45 No Comments

In situ tests: In case of soft sensitive clay and coarse grained cohesionless soils it is almost

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