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Nor has it much effect on the weight of a soil body. 8 kN/m 3 . I kN/m 3 . In this book I shall use the symbols and values, Pw = 1000 kg/m 3 = I tonne/m 3 , 'Yw = IO kN/m 3 , so as to simplify arithmetic without sacrificing much accuracy. 8, so that solid rock can be expected to have a density of roughly 2700 kg/m 3 and a unit weight of roughly 27 kN/m 3 . Porous rock (or soil) clearly does not weigh as much as this. 50. If the soil is perfectly dry, and the voids are full of air, then the density of the soil is 2700 x 1/(1 + 05) or 1800 kg/m 3 .
1. 1 Water at rest transmit no tangential or shear forces, but only pressures normal to any object, and applying Newton's laws for equilibrium of the static column, we can determine the water pressure distribution easily. Firstly, by considering the horizontal equilibrium at a level disc B 1 B2 C 1 C2 of water at any depth, we can see that horizontal movement would take place unless at = a2. This shows us that the pressure in an ideal fluid at rest must be the same at all points on the same level.
The friction resistance of a soil is so dependent, as we shall see, on the density, arrangement, and surface roughness of the individual grains, that differences in the fundamental crystal-to-crystal coefficient of friction do not have such a large effect on the overall value. Nevertheless, a soil composed entirely of the soft and flaky clay minerals may possess only one-third the internal friction of a good quartz sand. It is within these bounds that engineers seek, by methods of soil testing described later, to measure the appropriate angle of internal friction of a soil sample.