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AS 1289.5.3.2-2004

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Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes, Method 5.3.2: Soil compaction and density tests — Determination of the field density of a soil — Sand replacement method using a sand pouring can, with or without a volume displacer

This Standard sets out a procedure for determining the field density of fine-grained, medium-grained and coarse-grained soils (as defined in AS 1289.0), by sand replacement with or without the use of volume displacers.
Published: 12/03/2004
Pages: 12
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
Header
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Referenced documents
3 Apparatus
3.1 Without a volume displacer
3.2 With a known-volume displacer
3.3 With an IPCAD device
4 Determination of poured density of sand
4.1 Without a volume displacer
4.2 With a known-volume displacer
4.3 With an IPCAD device
5 Measurement of field density
5.1 Hole excavation
5.2 Volume of the hole excavated
5.2.1 Without a volume displacer
5.2.2 With a known-volume displacer
5.2.3 With an IPCAD device
5.3 Mass and moisture content of excavated soil
6 Calculations
6.1 Volume of the hole
6.1.1 Without a volume displacer
6.1.2 With a known-volume displacer
6.1.3 With IPCAD device
6.2 Wet density
6.3 Dry density
7 Test report
Cited references in this standard
[Pending Revision]
Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes, Method 3.5.1: Soil classification tests — Determination of the soil particle density of a soil — Standard method
[Current]
Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes, Method 2.3.1: Soil moisture content tests — Establishment of correlation — Subsidiary method and the standard method
[Current]
Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes, Method 2.1.5: Soil moisture content tests — Determination of the moisture content of a soil — Infrared lights method (subsidiary method)
[Current]
Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes, Method 2.1.4: Soil moisture content tests — Determination of the moisture content of a soil — Microwave-oven drying method (subsidiary method)
[Current]
Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes, Method 2.1.2: Soil moisture content tests — Determination of the moisture content of a soil — Sand bath method (subsidiary method)
Content history
[Superseded]
DR 03446