CSU Sand, Silt, and Clay Materials Report
Furnish a 3-4-page narrative (excluding supplemental pages, such as the cover page, table of contents, references, and appendices – if any) to:
- Define sand, silt, and clay.
- Characterize the physical characteristics of sand, silt, and clay.
- Describe how the behavior of sand, silt, and clay differ in relation to building foundation.
- Identify which of the three materials listed above are unfavorable for building foundation and explain how you would remedy site conditions in the event that materials that are unfavorable for foundation are the primary constituents of the soil present on-site.