Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion


W is the weight of soil having a moisture content ω. If V is the volume of proctor's mould, the dry density of the soil is


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S.Rajashekar Reddy said: (Feb 13, 2014)  
You know the relation between bulk density and dry density by using that you will get the answer.

Meera said: (Mar 30, 2015)  
Dry density = Bulk density/(1+w).

Bulk density = Total weight/Volume.

W = Water content.

Kishan said: (Dec 12, 2018)  
Yd = Y/1+w,
But Y = W/V,
So, Yd = W/V(1+w).

T.Aashish said: (Aug 30, 2020)  
Thank you @Meera and @Kishan.

Gurjant Singh said: (May 8, 2021)  
Right, Thanks.

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