Circuit-Geotechnical Lab

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Water-content determination is a routine laboratory test to determine the amount of water present in a quantity of soil in terms of its dry mass. To determine water content (wetness) for soil and calculate the percentage of water in the soil.

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circuitFaculty Of EngineeringCivil Engineering Department Geotechnical LabExp. # 1 Water-Content Determination Introduction :Water-content determination is a routine laboratory test to determine the amount of water present in a quantity of soil in terms of its dry mass.Objective: To determine water content (wetness) for soil and calculate the percentage of water in the soil.Equipment : 1) Moisture cans.2) Oven with accurate temperature.3) Perforated dishes.4) Spatula.5) Sample of fine soil.6) Isolated water.7) Digital scale.Procedures :First we weigh the aluminum cup empty, clean and dry then we weigh the cup with fine soil in it and we take many samples then we add water to each sample every time and we do that more than once and we record the readings, then we put the samples after recording the wet samples then after 12 hours at least we take out the sampl

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