99) Which of the following is a totally independent term of the soil sample’s total volume.
a) Unit weight of solids
b) Submerged unit weight
c) Bulk unit weight
d) Dry unit weight
Answer: a) the Unit weight of solids.
A function of the volume of solids is the unit weight of solids & that unit weight of solids does not change with the moisture content.
Following are the functions of total volume:
- Bulk unit weights
- Dry unit weights
- Submerged unit weight