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Hi,
This is probably my 2nd week of using mathcad and I've stumbled into a few difficulties.
1) Originally, I wanted to try to distinguish between granular and cohesive soils. For Fines content of less than 50%, this should be classified as granular while greater or equal to 50% must be classified as cohesive soils. I wasn't able to do this so I ended up getting the overburden and effective stresses by interpolating the unit weights. Can someone help write a code that can get the final effective stress by distinguishing whether it is granular or cohesive material?
2) In the tab N60 Correction for Overburden Stress, the answers are wrong - I tried this using excel but I don't know why the results from the excel file are not similar to the mathcad file.
Hope someone can help!
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Hi
Part 2 the errors.
Excel is unitless so handles the empirical formulas as it only has numeric values.
Prime has units so it is necessary un-unit them to get a correct value in the empirical formulas
Cheers
Terry
Hi,
Need to create a table of ones (true) and zeros (false) to represent if soil is granular or cohesive.
You can use these masks to calculate the soil values
Cheers
Terry
Hi
Part 2 the errors.
Excel is unitless so handles the empirical formulas as it only has numeric values.
Prime has units so it is necessary un-unit them to get a correct value in the empirical formulas
Cheers
Terry
Hi Terry! This worked, thanks so much for the help!