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What is a non cohesive soil?

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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
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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
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( 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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