Journal Published Online: 01 March 1995
Volume 18, Issue 1

Granulometric Evaluation of Particle Size Using Suspension Pressure During Sedimentation



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.

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Zhang, Z
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Baton Rouge, LA
Tumay, MT
Louisiana Transportation Research Center/Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Pages: 9
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Stock #: GTJ10129J
ISSN: 0149-6115
DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10129J