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Test Method Title

Standard Method of Test for Density of Soil In-Place by Block, Chunk, or Core Sampling

Reference Number

AASHTO T 233

Material

Soil

Test Property

Dry unit mass, in-place density

Description of Test

This method of test is intended to determine the density of cohesive soil in the natural state, compacted cohesive soil, and stabilized soil by measuring the weight and volume of undisturbed samples.

Preferred Test Sample Size

2.87 in diameter x 3 ft Shelby tube or equivalent or block

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

.025 to .125 ft3, depending on maximum particle size

Keywords

Density, In-place density, block, chunk, core sampling

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