Question

The given data shows a sieve analysis of a soil sample. Classify the soil using AASHTO Method. Sieve No....


The given data shows a sieve analysis of a soil sample. Classify the soil using AASHTO Method.

Sieve No. Diameter Percent Passing
4 4.760 100
6 2.380 91
10 2.000 88
20 0.840 76
40 0.420 55
60 0.250 50
100 0.150 47
200 0.075 46
Characteristics of No. 40 Fraction
LL 50
PL 34

 

Answer

Given

Percentage Passing through each seive size and

Liquid limit LL, Plastic limit PL 

To Determine

Classification of soil According to AASHTO soil classification system.

Civil Engineering homework question answer, step 2, image 1

The given soil is clayey soil

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