ASTM D – 06 Soil – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File . txt) or read online. GrfcText! LGD A NNNN07 1/5/ AM. UNIFIED SOIL CLASSIFICATION (ASTM D) MATERIAL TYPES GRAVELS COARSE- GRAINED. consistency. Several classification systems exist: 1. Unified Soil Classification System (USCS). (ASTM D). 2. American Association of State Highway.

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Reliable testing 3 D — 06 FIG. Astm d standard practice for description and identification of soils visualmanual procedure 2. For example, lean clay with sand, CL; silt with gravel, ML. ASTM International takes no position respecting the validity of any patent rights asserted asrm connection with any item mentioned in this standard.

Current edition approved May 1, A local or commercial name or geologic interpretation for the material may be added at the end of the descriptive information if identified as such. Determine the water content, in accordance with Test Method Dof a representative specimen with a minimum dry weight as required in 7.

The precision of this test method is dependent on the competence of the personnel performing it and the suitability of the equipment and facilities used. Consolidated undrained triaxial compression test for cohesive soils1. The methods differ in the significant digits recorded and the size of the specimen mass required. Precision and Bias D 94 standard test method for bearing capacity of soil for static load and spread footings1 this standard is issued under the.


This standard has been approved for use by agencies of the Department of Defense. The fines are determined to be either clayey or silty based on the plasticity index versus liquid limit plot on Fig.

Otherwise, select a representative specimen in accordance with Practice C with a minimum dry weight as required in 7. Astm d standard practice for classification of soils. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. Remember me Forgot password? The method to be used may be specified by the requesting authority; otherwise Method A shall be performed.

Preparation for Classification 9.

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Examples of such cases would be graphical logs, databases, tables, etc. NOTE 3—When quantitative information is required for detailed designs of important structures, this test method must be supplemented by laboratory tests or other quantitative data to determine performance characteristics under expected field conditions.

Government Agencies adopted a modified version of the Airfield System in The appropriate descriptive information from Practice D is included for illustrative purposes.

In-Place Conditions—Firm, stratified and contains lenses of silt 1 to 2 in. The classification system can be applied to most unconsolidated materials, and is represented by a twoletter symbol.

Unified Soil Classification System

Astm d standard practice for classification of soils for engineering purposes unified. Casa- 2 Casagrande, A. The additional descriptive terms that would accompany the soil classification should be based on the intended use of the classification and the individual circumstances. Users of this standard are expressly advised that determination of the validity of any such patent rights, and the risk of infringement of such rights, are entirely their own responsibility.


In-Place Conditions—firm, homogeneous, dry, brown, Geologic Interpretation—alluvial fan. Soil classification astm d standard test methods for liquid limit, plastic limit, and plasticity index of soils. D 98 reapproved standard guide to site characterization for engineering design and construction purposes1 this standard is issued under the.

This standard is subject to revision at any time by the responsible technical committee and must be reviewed every five years and if not revised, either reapproved or withdrawn. Low strain impact integrity testing of deep foundations1 this standard is issued under the. When the laboratory test results indicate that the soil is close to another soil classification group, the borderline condition can be indicated with two symbols separated by a slash.

However, the procedures used in this standard for describing the particle size and plasticity characteristics may be used in the description of the material.

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