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Tests on soils and gravels

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TMH1: Standard Methods of Testing Road Construction Materials, 1986

Tests on soils and gravels

Method A1:

The wet preparation and sieve analysis of gravel, sand and soil samples.

 

Method A2:

The determination of the Liquid Limit of soils by means of the flow curve method.

 

Method A3:

The determination of the Plastic Limit and Plasticity Index of soils.

 

Method A4:

The determination of the linear shrinkage of soils.

Method A5:

The determination of the percentage of material, in a soil sample, passing a 0,075 mm sieve.

 

Method A6:

The determination of the grain size distribution in soils by means of a hydrometer.

 

Method A7:

The determination of the maximum dry density and optimum moisture content of gravel, soil and sand.

Method A8:

The determination of the California Bearing Ratio of untreated soils and gravels.

 

Method A9:

The determination of the California Bearing Ratio of lime-stabilized soils and gravels.

 

Method A10(a):

The determination of the in-place dry density of soil or gravel by the sand replacement method.

Method A10(b) T:

Tentative method for determining the in-place density and moisture content of soils and gravels by nuclear methods.

Tests on aggregates

Method B1:

The determination of the Aggregate Crushing Value.

Method B2:

The determination of the 10 per cent Fines Aggregate Crushing Value.

 

Method B3T:

Tentative method for the determination of the Flakiness Index of a coarse aggregate.

 

Method B4:

The sieve analysis of aggregates, including the determination of the material passing the 0,425 and 0,075 mm sieves.

 

Method B6:

The determination of organic impurities in sand for concrete.

 

Method B7:

The determination of the Treton impact value of aggregate.

 

Method B9:

The determination of the bulk density of coarse and fine aggregate.

 

Method B10:

The determination of the shrinkage properties of concrete aggregate.

 

Method B11:

The determination of the adhesion of bituminous binder to stone aggregate by means of the chemical immersion test (Riedel Weber).

Method B12:

The determination of the effect of soluble deleterious material in fine aggregate for concrete.

 

Method B13:

The determination of the fineness modulus of fine aggregates.

 

Method B14:

The determination of the dry bulk density, apparent relative density and water absorption of aggregate retained on the 4,75 mm sieve.

Method B15:

The determination of the dry bulk density, apparent relative density and water absorption of aggregate passing the 4,75 mm sieve.

 

Method B16T:

The quantitative determination of the total water-soluble salts in soils and aggregates.

 

Method B17T:

The quantitative determination of the water-soluble sulphates in soils and aggregates.

Method B18:

The determination of the average least dimension of aggregates.

 

Method B19:

The determination of the sand equivalent of aggregates.

 

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17/11/2009