Published Online: 01 March 1995
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A new method, computerized granulometric analysis in suspension (C-GRAINS), is suggested for the sedimentation analysis of soil particles based on the relation between the specific weight and liquid pressure of a soil suspension. Theoretical aspects concerning this new testing method are discussed, and a prototype C-GRAINS system is fabricated accordingly. The general behavior of the new system is studied, and the corresponding sedimentation results are compared to current ASTM standards.
Urban planning engineer, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Baton Rouge, LA
Director of research and professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Louisiana Transportation Research Center/Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
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