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Grain size analysis (GSA)of soil IS 2720-Part 4

Grain size analysis (GSA)of soil IS IS 2720-Part 4

To determine the grain size analysis of soil (Wet analysis) TEST STANDARD: IS 2720-Part 4:1985 APPARATUS: Weighing balance of accuracy 0.1gm IS Sieves of 100mm, 75mm, 19mm, 4.75mm, 2mm, 425microns and 75microns Sieve brush Hot air oven, GI tray, Sodium hydroxide and sodium carbonate. PROCEDURE FOR GRAIN SIZE ANALYSIS The soil sample received from the …

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MAXIMUM DRY DENSITY OF SOIL BY MODIFIED PROCTOR TEST (HEAVY COMPACTION)

maximum dry density of soil

Determination of maximum dry density and optimum moisture content of soil by modified proctor test (Heavy compaction test). Test standard : IS 2720-Part 8: 1983 Test Apparatus Cylindrical mould of 150mm diameter of 2250 cm3 or 100mm diameter of 1000 cm3capacity with base plate and collar. Metal rammer of 4.9kg weight with an height of …

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MOISTURE CONTENT TEST BY RAPID MOISTURE METER

MOISTURE CONTENT TEST BY RAPID MOISTURE METER

Moisture content by Rapid moisture meter (RMM) Determination of moisture content by Rapid moisture meter (RMM). Rapid moisture meter gives results so quickly as compared to the oven-dry method. In this test moisture determining by chemical reaction using calcium carbide as a reagent to react with the available water in the soil producing a gas. …

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Method of Plate Load Test on soil for Bearing capacity and Settlement IS 1888 : 1982

Load test for estimation of bearing capacity of soils and its settlement. Plate load test Test Standard : IS 1888: 1982 Apparatus : Loading platform truss or Other Loading device. Hydraulic jack with pressure gauge, electronic load cell, or proving ring. Bearing Plates – Circular or square bearing plates of mild steel, minimum. thickness 25 …

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