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Test Method Title

Standard Test Methods for Density of Soil and Soil-Aggregate in Place by Nuclear Methods (Shallow Depth) **This test method has been replaced by ASTM D6938

Reference Number

ASTM D2922

Material

Field Soil

Test Property

Wet density of in-situ soil

Description of Test

The wet density of in-situ soil is empirically determined by comparing the attenuation of gamma radiation thru a ground sample compared to a block of known density with a nuclear density gauge.

Preferred Test Sample Size

NA

Number of Test Specimens

project specific

Test Specimen Size

NA

Keywords

Nuclear, density, compaction, gauge

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