Comparative analysis of methodology of particle size analysis

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dc.contributor.advisor Haeft, Jessique
dc.contributor.author West, Kelsey
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-06T19:46:48Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-06T19:46:48Z
dc.date.issued 2018-05
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/201652
dc.description.abstract The analysis of the composition of soils proves useful for a variety of individuals, even outside of the academic community. Architects, farmers, and others may use the determined soil type to determine materials, layouts, and crops that will work best in certain areas based upon the manner in which the soil interacts with water and other nutrients. The way in which scientists determine the composition of soils is known as Particle Size Analysis (PSA). I comparatively analyze two different methodologies known as the Bouyoucos (Hydrometer) method and the Pipette method. Through this analysis I explore the laws which these methods are based upon and how the differences in methodology may impact which is chosen when analyzing soil samples. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.subject.lcsh Agriculture.
dc.title Comparative analysis of methodology of particle size analysis en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?) en_US


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