Quantity Of Soil Sample Required For Different Test

The following tests and required sample weight are:

i) Soil identification, natural moisture content test, mechanical analysis and index properties chemical test

⇛ For Cohesive Soils – Required sample weight is 1 kg

⇛ For Sand and gravels – Required sample weight 3 kg

ii) Compaction tests

⇛ For Cohesive Soils and Sands – 12.5 kg

⇛ For Gravelly Soils – 25 kg

iii) Comprehensive examination materials including soil stabilization

⇛ For Cohesive Soils and Sands – 25 to 50 kg

⇛ For Gravelly Soils – 50 to 100 kg

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