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    Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil compaction and density tests - Compaction control test - Density index method for a cohesionless material (Reconfirmed 2016)

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-03-1998

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard sets out a procedure for calculating the density index of a cohesionless material using the field dry density and laboratory minimum and maximum dry densities of the same material.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This method sets out a procedure for calculating the density index of a cohesionless material using the field dry density and laboratory minimum and maximum dry densities of the same material.

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    Committee CE/9
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 27/05/2016.This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2016 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 27/05/2016
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 1289.E6.1-1977.Second edition 1981.Revised and redesignated as AS 1289.5.6.1-1998.Reconfirmed 2016. Originated as part of AS 1289-1977. Previous edition AS 1289.E6.1-1981. Revised and redesignated as AS 1289.5.6.1-1998.

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    AS 1289.2.1.1-1992 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil moisture content tests - Determination of the moisture content of a soil - Oven drying method (standard method)
    AS 1289.2.1.4-1992 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil moisture content tests - Determination of the moisture content of a soil - Microwave-oven drying method (subsidiary method)
    AS 1289.5.5.1-1998 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil compaction and density tests - Determination of the minimum and maximum dry density of a cohesionless material - Standard method (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1289.2.1.5-1992 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil moisture content tests - Determination of the moisture content of a soil - Infrared lights method (subsidiary method)
    AS 1289.2.1.2-1992 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil moisture content tests - Determination of the moisture content of a soil - Sand bath method (subsidiary method)
    AS 1289.5.3.1-1993 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil compaction and density tests - Determination of the field density of a soil - Sand replacement method using a sand-cone pouring apparatus
    AS 1289.2.3.1-1998 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil moisture content tests - Establishment of correlation - Subsidiary method and the standard method (Reconfirmed 2013)
    AS 1289.5.8.1-1995 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil compaction and density tests - Determination of field density and field moisture content of a soil using a nuclear surface moisture-density gauge - Direct transmission mode
    AS 1289.2.1.6-1993 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil moisture content tests - Determination of the moisture content of a soil - Hotplate drying method (subsidiary method)
    AS 1289.5.3.2-1993 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil compaction and density tests - Determination of the field dry density of a soil - Sand replacement method using a sand pouring can, with or without a volume displacer

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