Six Minute Solns #11

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#1 laborndcluv

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 08:52 PM

In Problem 21, why are they using 8 feet instead of 8.5 ft for the depth from the water table to the bottom of the soil column? Isn't the total depth 16.5 ft?

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 05:45 PM

QUOTE (laborndcluv @ Feb 26 2011, 12:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In Problem 21, why are they using 8 feet instead of 8.5 ft for the depth from the water table to the bottom of the soil column? Isn't the total depth 16.5 ft?

that's the depth where the first SPT value to evaluate start (15+16).

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Posted 14 March 2011 - 01:08 AM

QUOTE (chess5329 @ Feb 27 2011, 10:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (laborndcluv @ Feb 26 2011, 12:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In Problem 21, why are they using 8 feet instead of 8.5 ft for the depth from the water table to the bottom of the soil column? Isn't the total depth 16.5 ft?

that's the depth where the first SPT value to evaluate start (15+16).

ok, thank you.

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