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1. ### for the soil compaction test what are the factors to consider ie moisture % must be how much?

For the standard Proctor (or standard AASHO) compaction test . You need a sufficient sample of the soil ; a balance; sample drying oven; a soil mold and compaction device and a spray bottle...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 04/08/2010

2. ### soil compaction test probe design and use?

...use a dickey john sct-1 tester. about 250 dollars. you push the probe into the soil and direct read how many pounds of pressure it takes to penetrate the soil ...

3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/08/2013

3. ### what is procter soil testing ?

Proctor is a compaction test used to determine if soil is solid enough to support the weight of the object being placed...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 04/05/2009

4. ### what is in situ oedometer test ?

A soil compaction test done on site which collects initial data of soil conditions by ...and performing the Ph Measurment in place. Oedometer test checks soil compaction .....

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 04/07/2013

5. ### How is compaction measured in relation to soil and/or fill on site? What is the name of the test ?

We always used a Proctor test set the optimum soil compaction .

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 03/07/2011

6. ### what is the objective and importance of standard compaction test ?

... determine relation between penetration resistance and water content for compacted soil . Importance of Standard Compaction test - Compaction increases the shear strength of the soil . - Compaction ...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 20/04/2011

7. ### what is the difference between RELATIVE DENSITY, STANDARD PROCTOR AND MODIFIED PROCTOR TEST OF SOIL ?

... used as fill. When they are compacting the soil in the field, compaction tests are done and they compare the field result to the lab result. Typically...

8 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 23/05/2009

8. ### The term compaction of soils means what & why?

...by determining the bulk density of the compacted soil and comparing it to a maximum density, for example, obtained from a Proctor compaction test , to determine the relative compaction .

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 03/03/2009

9. ### what is standard proctor test ?

... modified Proctor compaction test , named for engineer R. R. ... tests to determine the maximum practically-achievable density of soils and aggregates, and are frequently...

3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 15/03/2008

10. ### how do you test a soil ? why it is important?

...level. Another key test , and perhaps most important, is placed compaction . Once a soil has been tested in the lab and the opt. moisture content and max. density has been ...

4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 21/01/2007