grading curve

grading curve

A graphical representation of the proportions of different particle sizes in a material; obtained by plotting the cumulative or separate percentages of the material passing through sieves in which the aperture sizes form a given series.
References in periodicals archive ?
Figure 1 shows the grading curve of Yudong silt obtained according to the test methods of soils for highway engineering (JTG/E40-2007) [29].
Completing the background surfaces (gypsum) and producing the surfaces (stone substitute mass) - building deeper places with plaster, - flatten the background surfaces with plaster, - preparation of rock flour according to specification / grading curve for the stone substitute mass, - assembling the minerals, Color according to sample surface, - final order of a stone substitute made of savonnire limestone.
Studious nerds were socially isolated for raising the grading curve for everyone else.
Kill the grading curve, by David Laude: "My work at the University of Texas at Austin has helped draw attention to why poor students often don't graduate from college.
The calculated grading curve (surface area ratio curve) of the CMEP method makes it possible to carry out an exhaustive and overall evaluation of the attack exercise.
Based on the content of the individual particle-size fractions determined by the grading curve and the plasticity values ([w.sub.L], wp, [I.sub.p]), the soil samples were classified into the foundation soil classes.
Considering the effect of grain size on permeability, Burmister (1954) recommended that type of grading (shape of grading curve), range of grain size, and fineness (D10) must be taken into account.
The benefits of this process are twofold: the producer secures new product offerings and reduces low-value product; and the customer has access to a secure supply of sand with a stable grading curve.
It was observed that the billet scales grading curve compares well with that of normal sand.
Earning 100 on her labs and understanding the class material, she was nevertheless earning C's and lower on tough exams with this forced grading curve. She noted that she couldn't quite understand the grading system, what was expected on the tests, or what her options were.
Carliner might likewise include in this chapter online portfolio systems, which are also coming into their own, allowing students and teachers to evaluate learning in a reflective and supportive environment that is an alternative to the tyranny of the grading curve. More discussion of specific informal learning mechanisms and the ways that trainers and educators can create or influence opportunities for informal learning is also needed.