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Determination of field density of soil by Sand Replacement Method (IS 2720-28)

  Introduction Sand replacement test method is used to determine the field density or in-place density of earth embankments, road fills, sub-grade, sub-base or any of compacted material. This method serves as the base upon which one can accept the density of a compacted material to a specified magnitude or to a percentage of maximum unit dry density …

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Classification of Soil for Engineering Purpose

Introduction:- A number of systems of classification have been evolved for categorizing various types of soil. Some of these have been developed specifically in connection with ascertaining the suitability of the soil for use in particular soil engineering projects. Some are rather preliminary in character while a few are relatively more exhaustive, although some degree …

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