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Compaction Test

Compaction Test

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Experiment no.7
To perform the standard compaction test and obtain the moisture densityrelationship for given compactive effort on a particular soil
EQUIPMENT:
 
Compactive mould with base plate and collar
 
Compactive rammer
 
Moisture liens
 
Large mixing spoon
 
 
Sample extruder
 
Trimming Knife
 
Drying Oven at 110
0
C
 
Weight Balance
 
Steel Straight edge
 
Large mixing bowl
OBSERVATIONS AND CALCULATIONSTest specifications :
 
No. of Blows=25
 
Layers=3
 
Wt of rammer=24.4 N
 
Height of fall=30.48cm
Mould dimensions :
 
 
Diameter=10.16cm
 
Height of mould=11.43cm
 
Volume of the mould=926.66cm
3
 
Water Content Determination :Dry Density Determination :
ASSUMEDWATERCONTENTWT OFSOIL+MOULD(GM)WT OFMOULD(GM)WT OFSOIL(gm)WETDENSITY(gm/cm
3
)DRYDENSITY(gm/cm
3
)
 
4 3728 2139 1589 1.714761
1.662234
7 3900 2139 1761 1.900373
1.793651
10 4010 2139 1871 2.019079
1.849821
13 4161 2139 2022 2.18203
1.948241
16 4111 2139 1972 2.128073
1.878264
Graph b/w Dry Density & Moisture Content
 
γ
d(max)
= 1.95 gm/cm
3
 
1.61.651.71.751.81.851.91.95202468101214
   D   R   Y    D   E   N   S   I   T   Y 
MOISTURE CONTENT
Graph B/W M.C and DryDensity
CAN NO
 
WT OF CAN+WETSOIL (gm)
 
WT OF CAN+DRY SOIL(gm)
 
WT OFWATER(gm)
 
WT OFSOIL(gm)
 
WT OFCAN(gm)
 
WATERCONTENT
 
30 42.8 41.95 0.85 26.82 15.13
3.16
41 36.44 35.24 1.2 20.14 15.1
5.95
90 43.04 40.61 2.43 26.55 14.06
9.15
2 37.6 35.09 2.51 20.91 14.318
12
36 39.24 36.39 2.85 21.43 14.96
13.3
 
Experiment no.8
To perform the Modified compaction test and obtain the moisture densityrelationship for given comp active effort on a particular soil.
EQUIPMENT:
 
Compactive mould with base plate and collar
 
Compactive rammer
 
Moisture liens
 
Large mixing spoon
 
Sample extruder
 
Trimming Knife
 
Drying Oven at 110
0
C
 
Weight Balance
 
Steel Straight edge
 
Large mixing bowl
OBSERVATIONS AND CALCULATIONS
Test
specifications :
 
No. of Blows=25
 
Layers=5
 
Wt of rammer=44.39 N
 
Height of fall=45.75cm
Mould dimensions :
 
Diameter=10.16cm
 
Height of mould=11.43cm
 
Volume of the mould=926.66cm
3
 

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