Practice Question: Water Content of a Clay Soil Sample

NCEES Civil PE Specification Materials: Soil properties


A clay sample being tested has a dry density ρ dry of 108 pcf.

Given a Degree of Saturation S = 45% and Void Ratio e = 0.3 , calculate the Water Content w

Assume the density of water  ρ w  is 62.4 pcf.

Materials: Soil properties

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