18)What is the name of a Swedish agriculturist who divided the whole range of consistency from liquid to solid states?
- a) Laplace
- b) Dupuit’s
- c) Boussinesq
- d) Atterberg
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Answer: d) Atterberg.
- Atterberg, a famous Swedish soil scientist, split the entire liquid to the solid-state into four stages in 1911. He gave the ‘consistency limit’ concept for soil to the world, making the proper understanding of soil’s physical properties.
- In 1926, the Swedish method of slices for the stability of slope analysis was developed by Fellenius & Fellenius was a chairman of the Swedish Geotechnical Commission.
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