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FISH TOWN - HARPER ROAD PROJECT PHASE 1

Paving of Harper - Karloken (50km) and Maintenance of Karloken to Fish Town


(80km)

IN-SITU DENSITY TEST (SAND REPLACEMENT METHOD)


BS 1377 PART9:1990
LOCATION : Km 21+540 - 21+650 LHS DATE LAID :
DESCRIPTION : Subbase DATE REQUESTED :
MATERIAL SOURCE : Km 17+400 RHS Borrow Pit DATE OF TEST : 2-Nov-17
LAYER NO : 1
TEST METHOD BS 1377-PART 9 (RETEST)
BULK DENSITY OF SAND: 1.502

LOCATION DETAILS(CHAINAGE): 21+560 21+600 21+640


OFF SET FROM CL RHS C LHS
DEPTH OF TEST (mm) 200 200 200
BULK DENSITY OF SAND (a) 1.502 1.502 1.502
SAND IN CONE (b) 2665 2665 2665
MASS OF WET SOIL FROM HOLE (g) [c] 10410 12850 12010
MASS OF SAND BEFORE POURING(g) (d) 19000 19000 19000
MASS OF SAND AFTER POURING (g) [e] 9220 8200 8310
MASS OF SAND IN HOLE (g) (f=d-e-b) 7115 8135 8025
WET DENSITY kg/m3 (g=c x a / f) 2.198 2.373 2.248

IN-SITU MOISTURE CONTENT OVEN MC OVEN MC OVEN MC OVEN MC

TIN NUMBER : (g) 1542 1542 1542

MASS OF TIN: (g) (h) 1542 1542 1542

MASS OF WET SOIL + TIN : (g) (i) 2370.0 2380.0 2390.0

MASS OF DRY SOIL + TIN (g) (j) 2305.0 2325.0 2280.0

MASS OF MOISTURE (g) (k = i - j) 65.0 55.0 110.0

MASS OF DRY SOIL (g) ( l = j - h) 763.0 783.0 738.0

MOISTURE CONTENT(NMC): (%) (m=k x 100 / l) 8.5 7.0 14.9

DRY DENSITY ρd = (n=g*100) / (100+m) 2.025 2.217 1.956

MAXIMUM DRY DENSITY (MDD) (kg/m3) 2.120 2.120 2.120

OPTIMUM MOISTURE CONTENT (OMC) 9.4 9.4 9.4

NATURAL MOISTURE/ OMC (%) 90.6 74.7 158.6

RELATIVE COMPACTION (%) (q= n * 100) / p 95.5 104.6 92.3

AVERAGE COMPACTION (%) 97.5

SPECIFIED COMPACTION : 100%

REMARK:

CONTRACTOR CHECKED BY MATERIALS ENG.