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    Standard Test Method for Unconsolidated-Undrained Triaxial Compression Test on Cohesive Soils

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  15-11-2015

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    CONTAINED IN VOL. 04.08, 2017 Defines determination of the strength and stress-strain relationships of a cylindrical specimen of either intact, compacted, or remolded cohesive soil.

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    1.1This test method covers determination of the strength and stress-strain relationships of a cylindrical specimen of either intact, compacted, or remolded cohesive soil. Specimens are subjected to a confining fluid pressure in a triaxial chamber. No drainage of the specimen is permitted during the application of the confining fluid pressure or during the compression phase of the test. The specimen is axially loaded at a constant rate of axial deformation (strain controlled).

    1.2This test method provides data for determining undrained strength properties and stress-strain relations for soils. This test method provides for the measurement of the total stresses applied to the specimen, that is, the stresses are not corrected for pore-water pressure.

    Note 1:The determination of the unconfined compressive strength of cohesive soils is covered by Test Method D2166/D2166M.

    Note 2:The determination of the consolidated, undrained strength of cohesive soils with pore pressure measurement is covered by Test Method D4767.

    1.3All observed and calculated values shall conform to the guidelines for significant digits and rounding established in Practice D6026.

    1.3.1The procedures used to specify how data are collected/recorded or calculated in this standard are regarded as the industry standard. In addition, they are representative of the significant digits that generally should be retained. The procedures used do not consider material variation, purpose for obtaining the data, special purpose studies, or any considerations for the user’s objectives; and it is common practice to increase or reduce significant digits of reported data to be commensurate with these considerations. It is beyond the scope of this standard to consider significant digits used in analysis methods for engineering design.

    1.4Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units, which are provided for information only and are not considered standard. Reporting of test results in units other than SI shall not be regarded as nonconformance with this test method.

    1.4.1The converted inch-pound units use the gravitational system of units. In this system, the pound (lbf) represents a unit of force (weight), while the unit for mass is slugs. The slug unit is not given, unless dynamic (F = ma) calculations are involved.

    1.5This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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    Committee D 18
    Document Type Redline
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Current

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    UFC 3-220-08FA : 2004 UNIFIED FACILITIES CRITERIA - ENGINEERING USE OF GEOTEXTILES
    ASTM D 7181 : 2011 Method for Consolidated Drained Triaxial Compression Test for Soils
    ASCE 7 05 : 2006 MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES
    ASTM E 2277 : 2014 Standard Guide for Design and Construction of Coal Ash Structural Fills
    ASCE 7 02 : 2003 MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES
    NORSOK G 001:2004 MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATIONS
    ASTM D 2166/D2166M : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Unconfined Compressive Strength of Cohesive Soil
    ASCE 7 10 : 2011 MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES
    ASTM F 1962 : 2011 : REDLINE Standard Guide for Use of Maxi-Horizontal Directional Drilling for Placement of Polyethylene Pipe or Conduit Under Obstacles, Including River Crossings
    BS EN ISO 19901-8:2015 Petroleum and natural gas industries. Specific requirements for offshore structures Marine soil investigations
    ASTM D 1587/D1587M : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Practice for Thin-Walled Tube Sampling of Fine-Grained Soils for Geotechnical Purposes
    ASCE 7 98 : 2000 MINIMUM DESIGN LOADS FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES
    ASCE/CI 36 15 : 2015 STANDARD DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION GUIDELINES FOR MICROTUNNELING
    ASCE 36 01 : 2001 STANDARD CONSTRUCTION GUIDELINES FOR MICROTUNNELING
    ISO 19901-8:2014 Petroleum and natural gas industries Specific requirements for offshore structures Part 8: Marine soil investigations
    CSA ISO 19901-8 : 2015 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFSHORE STRUCTURES - PART 8: MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATIONS
    CSA ISO 19901-8:15 (R2020) Petroleum and natural gas industries — Specific requirements for offshore structures — Part 8: Marine soil investigations (Adopted ISO 19901-8:2014, first edition, 2014-12-01)
    I.S. EN ISO 19901-8:2015 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFSHORE STRUCTURES - PART 8: MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATIONS (ISO 19901-8:2014)
    ASTM D 5311/D5311M : 2013 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Load Controlled Cyclic Triaxial Strength of Soil
    EN ISO 19901-8 : 2015 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFSHORE STRUCTURES - PART 8: MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATIONS (ISO 19901-8:2014)
    13/30257183 DC : 0 BS EN ISO 19901-8 - PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFSHORE STRUCTURES - PART 8: MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATIONS
    ASTM D 5202/D5202M : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Determining Triaxial Compression Creep Strength of Chemically Grouted Soils
    ASTM D 4767 : 2011 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Consolidated Undrained Triaxial Compression Test for Cohesive Soils

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASTM D 422 : 1963 : R2002 : EDT 1 Standard Test Method for Particle-Size Analysis of Soils
    ASTM D 3740 : 2012-06 PRACTICE FOR MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR AGENCIES ENGAGED IN TESTING AND/OR INSPECTION OF SOIL AND ROCK AS USED IN ENGINEERING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
    ASTM D 854 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Soil Solids by Water Pycnometer
    ASTM D 2166/D2166M : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Unconfined Compressive Strength of Cohesive Soil
    ASTM D 4753 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Guide for Evaluating, Selecting, and Specifying Balances and Standard Masses for Use in Soil, Rock, and Construction Materials Testing
    ASTM D 4220/D4220M : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Practices for Preserving and Transporting Soil Samples
    ASTM D 6026 : 2013 : REDLINE Standard Practice for Using Significant Digits in Geotechnical Data
    ASTM D 6913 : 2004 : EDT 2 Standard Test Methods for Particle-Size Distribution (Gradation) of Soils Using Sieve Analysis
    ASTM D 4767 : 2011 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Consolidated Undrained Triaxial Compression Test for Cohesive Soils
    ASTM D 653 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids
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