Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering - Discussion

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Minimum thickness of a layer of fine sand required to cut off capillary rise of water completely, should be

[A]. 40 cm
[B]. 52 cm
[C]. 64 cm
[D]. 76 cm
[E]. 80 cm

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Pawan said: (Mar 19, 2017)  
Can anyone give the explanation?

Garry said: (Oct 26, 2017)  
Which IRC or book specifies this?

Please explain it very clearly because according to IRC 37 none of them is correct.

Jyoti said: (Dec 22, 2018)  
Then what is the value acc to IRC 37?

Kcube said: (Jun 9, 2020)  
Should be 35cm for Fine sand.

IRC:34-2011 Table 4.7.2-Recommended Thickness of Layer of Cutt-Off.

Mohsin Gondal said: (Aug 15, 2020)  
I think this is linked with atmospheric pressure.

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