Field Testing of Soil and Aggregate 5-26-15 - Indiana
FIELD TESTING OF SOIL, GRANULAR SOIL, AND COARSE AGGREGATE The procedures for determining the maximum dry density, optimum moisture content, in-place density, in-place strength, and moisture content of soils, granular soil, and coarse aggregates in the field will be as follows:CHAPTER 7 FIELD DENSITY TESTING - Virginia Department of,,CHAPTER 7 FIELD DENSITY TESTING. 7-2 FIELD DENSITY & MOISTURE CONTENT WITH THE NUCLEAR TESTING GAUGE,RECOMMENDED NUCLEAR TEST PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING DENSITY AND MOISTURE ON EMBANKMENT AND SUBGRADES 1. First, the test site must be properly selected and prepared. Choose a test site on the11 Soils Field Procedures Using the Sand Cone Method,Prior to determining the bulk density of the sand and conducting density tests, the Technician determines the weight of sand required to fill the large cone of the density apparatus and the accompanying base plate.