# Tag: Soil Properties

## HOW TO DETERMINE WEIGHT VOLUME RELATIONSHIP OF SOIL? [STEP BY STEP]

WEIGHT VOLUME RELATIONSHIP OF SOIL The physical properties of a soil give insight as to the identification of the soil and the determination of its characteristics and load

## 12 LOGICAL STEPS TO SELECT SOIL & ROCK PROPERTIES

How to Select Soil & Rock Properties for Engineering Design? A rational approach for selecting soil & rock properties for engineering design can be summarized as a logical

## GLOSSARY OF ALL GEOTECHNICAL TERMS & DEFINITIONS

Geo-technical Engineering Terms Absorbed water Water held mechanically (by surface tension) in a soil mass Activity Ratio of the plasticity index to the clay fraction Adhesion Shearing resistance

## 2 TEST METHODS TO MEASURE DENSITY OF SOIL ON SITE

Measurement of Soil Compaction in the Field It is necessary in many instances to know the wet/dry densities of the soil in the field, especially before planning activities

## MOISTURE CONTENT & DRY DENSITY RELATIONSHIP OF SOIL

Moisture content – Dry Density Relationship At a given input of compaction energy there exists a relationship between moisture content or water content and dry density, which is

## HOW TO DETERMINE UNIT WEIGHT OR DENSITY OF SOIL?

Density Test of Soil Purpose: This lab is performed to determine the in-place density of undisturbed soil obtained by pushing or drilling a thin-walled cylinder. The bulk density

## 6 MAJOR TYPES OF SOIL STRUCTURES OF DIFFERENT SOIL DEPOSITS

SOIL STRUCTURE / SOIL FABRIC The term soil structure in general, refers to the arrangement or state of aggregation of particles in a soil mass. But deeper understanding

## 3 MOST COMMON TYPES OF LATERAL EARTH PRESSURE

On earth retaining structures such as retaining wall, sheet piles, etc, the back fill retained mass of soil, exerts lateral pressure known as earth pressure. If the positions