ASTM D2488 - 09a Standard Practice for Description and Identification of Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)


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    C1479M Standard Practice for Installation of Precast Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe Using Standard Installations (Metric)

    C1479 Standard Practice for Installation of Precast Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe Using Standard Installations

    C1733 Standard Test Method for Distribution Coefficients of Inorganic Species by the Batch Method

    D698 Standard Test Methods for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Standard Effort (12 400 ft-lbf/ft3 (600 kN-m/m3))

    D1452 Standard Practice for Soil Exploration and Sampling by Auger Borings

    D1557 Standard Test Methods for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Modified Effort (56,000 ft-lbf/ft3 (2,700 kN-m/m3))

    D1586 Standard Test Method for Standard Penetration Test (SPT) and Split-Barrel Sampling of Soils

    D1587 Standard Practice for Thin-Walled Tube Sampling of Soils for Geotechnical Purposes

    D1883 Standard Test Method for CBR (California Bearing Ratio) of Laboratory-Compacted Soils

    D2166/D2166M Standard Test Method for Unconfined Compressive Strength of Cohesive Soil

    D2321 Standard Practice for Underground Installation of Thermoplastic Pipe for Sewers and Other Gravity-Flow Applications

    D2435/D2435M Standard Test Methods for One-Dimensional Consolidation Properties of Soils Using Incremental Loading

    D2487 Standard Practice for Classification of Soils for Engineering Purposes (Unified Soil Classification System)

    D2573 Standard Test Method for Field Vane Shear Test in Cohesive Soil

    D2774 Standard Practice for Underground Installation of Thermoplastic Pressure Piping

    D2850 Standard Test Method for Unconsolidated-Undrained Triaxial Compression Test on Cohesive Soils

    D2937 Standard Test Method for Density of Soil in Place by the Drive-Cylinder Method

    D3080/D3080M Standard Test Method for Direct Shear Test of Soils Under Consolidated Drained Conditions

    D3213 Standard Practices for Handling, Storing, and Preparing Soft Intact Marine Soil

    D3385 Standard Test Method for Infiltration Rate of Soils in Field Using Double-Ring Infiltrometer

    D3550 Standard Practice for Thick Wall, Ring-Lined, Split Barrel, Drive Sampling of Soils

    D3839 Standard Guide for Underground Installation of “Fiberglass” (Glass-FiberReinforced Thermosetting-Resin) Pipe

    D3999/D3999M Standard Test Methods for the Determination of the Modulus and Damping Properties of Soils Using the Cyclic Triaxial Apparatus

    D4050 Standard Test Method for (Field Procedure) for Withdrawal and Injection Well Tests for Determining Hydraulic Properties of Aquifer Systems

    D4083 Standard Practice for Description of Frozen Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)

    D4186/D4186M Standard Test Method for One-Dimensional Consolidation Properties of Saturated Cohesive Soils Using Controlled-Strain Loading

    D4253 Standard Test Methods for Maximum Index Density and Unit Weight of Soils Using a Vibratory Table

    D4254 Standard Test Methods for Minimum Index Density and Unit Weight of Soils and Calculation of Relative Density

    D4546 Standard Test Methods for One-Dimensional Swell or Collapse of Soils

    D4647/D4647M Standard Test Methods for Identification and Classification of Dispersive Clay Soils by the Pinhole Test

    D4648/D4648M Standard Test Method for Laboratory Miniature Vane Shear Test for SaturatedFine-Grained Clayey Soil

    D4700 Standard Guide for Soil Sampling from the Vadose Zone

    D4879 Standard Guide for Geotechnical Mapping of Large Underground Openings in Rock

    D5092 Standard Practice for Design and Installation of Groundwater Monitoring Wells

    D5101 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Filtration Compatibility of Soil-Geotextile Systems

    D5102 Standard Test Method for Unconfined Compressive Strength of Compacted Soil-Lime Mixtures

    D5409/D5409M Standard Guide for Set of Data Elements to Describe a Groundwater Site; Part Two - Physical Descriptors

    D5434 Standard Guide for Field Logging of Subsurface Explorations of Soil and Rock

    D5514/D5514M Standard Test Method for Large Scale Hydrostatic Puncture Testing of Geosynthetics

    D5567 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity Ratio (HCR) Testing of Soil/Geotextile Systems

    D5784/D5784M Standard Guide for Use of Hollow-Stem Augers for Geoenvironmental Exploration and the Installation of Subsurface Water-Quality Monitoring Devices

    D5852 Standard Test Method for Erodibility Determination of Soil in the Field or in the Laboratory by the Jet Index Method

    D5911/D5911M Standard Practice for Minimum Set of Data Elements to Identify a Soil Sampling Site

    D5921 Standard Practice for Subsurface Site Characterization of Test Pits for On-Site Septic Systems

    D6001 Standard Guide for Direct-Push Groundwater Sampling for Environmental Site Characterization

    D6066 Standard Practice for Determining the Normalized Penetration Resistance of Sands for Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential

    D6151 Standard Practice for Using Hollow-Stem Augers for Geotechnical Exploration and Soil Sampling

    D6168 Standard Guide for Selection of Minimum Set of Data Elements Required to Identify Locations Chosen for Field Collection of Information to Describe Soil, Rock, and Their Contained Fluids

    D6286 Standard Guide for Selection of Drilling Methods for Environmental Site Characterization

    D6528 Standard Test Method for Consolidated Undrained Direct Simple Shear Testing of Cohesive Soils

    D6725 Standard Practice for Direct Push Installation of Prepacked Screen Monitoring Wells in Unconsolidated Aquifers

    D6913 Standard Test Methods for Particle-Size Distribution (Gradation) of Soils Using Sieve Analysis

    D6938 Standard Test Method for In-Place Density and Water Content of Soil and Soil-Aggregate by Nuclear Methods (Shallow Depth)

    D7015 Standard Practices for Obtaining Intact Block (Cubical and Cylindrical) Samples of Soils

    D7263 Standard Test Methods for Laboratory Determination of Density (Unit Weight) of Soil Specimens

    D7382 Standard Test Methods for Determination of Maximum Dry Unit Weight and Water Content Range for Effective Compaction of Granular Soils Using a Vibrating Hammer

    E850 Standard Guide for Characterization of Inorganic Process Wastes for Use as Structural Fill

    E1197 Standard Guide for Conducting a Terrestrial Soil-Core Microcosm Test

    F1668 Standard Guide for Construction Procedures for Buried Plastic Pipe


    Referenced ASTM Standards The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    D653 Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D1452 Practice for Soil Exploration and Sampling by Auger Borings

    D1586 Test Method for Penetration Test (SPT) and Split-Barrel Sampling of Soils

    D1587 Practice for Thin-Walled Tube Sampling of Soils for Geotechnical Purposes

    D2113 Practice for Rock Core Drilling and Sampling of Rock for Site Investigation

    D2487 Practice for Classification of Soils for Engineering Purposes (Unified Soil Classification System)

    D3740 Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Engaged in Testing and/or Inspection of Soil and Rock as Used in Engineering Design and Construction

    D4083 Practice for Description of Frozen Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)