Civil Engineering (CE)

Valid range for S, the degree of saturation of soil in percentage is
  • a)
    S > 0
  • b)
    S£ 0
  • c)
    0 < S < 100
  • d)
    0 £ S £ 100
Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Shivank Kumar answered  •  5 hours ago
Saturation= Vw/Vv
if soil is in dry state then there will be no water hence Be became 0 ,therefore saturation is 0.
if the voids of soil is totally filled by water then Vw=Vv, hence S=1
so it ranges between 0 to 1

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