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sand cone test

Observations
and cone test

bservations

Weight of empty sand cone, W1=


Weight of sand fill upto 5L level + sand cone device, W2=
Weight of sand cone device fully filled by sand , W3=
Weight of balance sand in sand cone deviceafter pouring sand to cone and base template, W4=
Weight of balance sand in sand cone deviceafter pouring sand to cone andhole, W5=
weight of empty tray, W6
Weight of excavated soil sample with tray,W7

water content determination


Weight of pan=
Weight of pan + wet soil=
Weight of pan + dry soil=

Calculations
unit weight of sand (sand) = (W2-W1)/5L
Weight of sand taken to fill the excavated hole,W= W4-W5
insitu volume of excavated soil, V= W/sand

weight of wet soil from the soil= W7 - W6


unit weight of wet soil = (W7 - W6)/Volume of soil

Dry unit weight of soil = bulk unit weight of soil/ (1+ water content of excavated soil)

compaction
W1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6

920 8671 9915 8262 6932 235


Weight of sand to fill the insitu volume of
W7 sand excavated hole excavated soil

(W2-W1)/5L (W4-W5) (W4-W5)/sand

1608 1550.2 1330 0.8579538124


bulk denssity of
weght of wet soil soil dry unit weight
bulk/
(W7-W6) (W7-W6)/(V) (1+watercontent)

1373 1600.31924812