LAB 2 GRAIN SIZE ANALYSIS

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This test is performed to determine the percentage of different grain sizes contained within a soil. The sieve analysis is performed to determine the distribution of the coarser, larger-sized particles, STANDARD REFERENCE: ASTM D 422- Standard Test Method for Particle- size Analysis of soils Significance

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lab 2fLAB 2GRAIN SIZE ANALYSISSIEVE ANALYSISPURPOSE:This test is performed to determine the percentage of different grain sizes contained within a soil. The sieve analysis is performed to determine the distribution of the coarser, larger-sized particles, STANDARD REFERENCE: ASTM D 422- Standard Test Method for Particle- size Analysis of soils Significance:The distribution of different grain sizes affects the engineering properties of soil. Grain size analysis provides the grain size distribution, and it is required in classifying the soil. EQUIPMENT:Balance, set of SIEVES, clean

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