Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion


If soil is dried beyond its shrinkage limit, it will show :

[A]. Large volume change
[B]. Moderate volume change
[C]. Low volume change
[D]. No volume change

Answer: Option D


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Dinesh said: (Oct 1, 2018)  
Why? Explain.

Shivaprasad Sajjan said: (Feb 20, 2019)  
Soil loses volume due to decrease in the water content but at a particular point, the moisture reduction does not cause any reduction in the volume of soil, this point is called shrinkage limit of the soil.

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