Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion

29. 

The water content of soil is defined as the ratio of

[A]. volume of water to volume of given soil
[B]. volume of water to volume of voids in soil
[C]. weight of water to weight of air in voids
[D]. weight of water to weight of solids of given mass of soil.

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Taris said: (Aug 8, 2015)  
Water content is ratio of weights as it is water so wt of water & soil so wt of soil. Ww\Ws=m.

Taris said: (Sep 15, 2015)  
W = Ratio of weights w/s.

Keshav Raidas said: (Jul 5, 2017)  
W= water/solids.

Vijaykumar said: (Apr 28, 2019)  
Here, w = weight of water/ weight of solids.

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