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Test Method Title

Standard Practice for Correction of Unit Weight and Water Content for Soils Containing Oversize Particles

Reference Number

ASTM D4718

Material

Soil

Test Property

Water content correction, Unit weight correction

Description of Test

This practice presents a procedure for calculating the unit weights and water contents of soils containing oversize particles when the data are known for the soil fraction with the oversize particles removed.

Preferred Test Sample Size

5 gallon bucket

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

2300 - 5600 grams

Keywords

oversize particles, unit weight, water content, oversize correction, compaction, Proctor

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