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A contractor has compacted the base course for a new road and found that the mean value of the test samples shows w = 14.6%, Gs = 2.81, and γ = 18.2 kN/m3. The specifications require that e < 0.80. Has the contractor complied with the specifications?
For formulas of soil phase relationships read Soil Phase Relationships article.
Yes, the contractor has complied.
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