Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


What is the type of soil structure having arrangement of soil particles with a 'face to face' or parallel orientation generally recognized as

[A]. Honeycomb structure
[B]. Single-grained structure
[C]. Flocculent structure
[D]. Dispersed structure

Answer: Option D


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Sabah said: (Oct 15, 2015)  
FF go with Flocculent.

Tashu said: (Feb 2, 2017)  
It's right Flocculent has an edge to edge or edge to face found in clay soils and dispersing have face to face also found in clay soil.

Himanshu Khandelwal said: (Jun 9, 2017)  
It's right Flocculent structure net force is attractive due to the edge to face.

Megha Manju said: (Jul 6, 2018)  
DISPERSED STRUCTURE: the particles will have face to face contact.

FLOCCULATED STRUCTURE: Edge to edge or edge to face contact.

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