What is a non cohesive soil?


loose, sandy material which does not bond together very well.
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Soil Identification – Soil is identified in the field by visual and mechanical tests. The criteria for these are grain size, color, density or consistency, and moisture content
The types of soil that have cohesive properties have a high clay content. These soils usually have fine grains, do not crumble and are plastic when moist. Cohesive soils are difficult
( kō′hē·siv ′söil ) (geology) A sticky soil, such as clay or silt; its shear strength equals about half its unconfined compressive strength.
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