ASTM WK27337

    New Test Method for Pocket Penetrometer Test

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    WK27337

    1. Scope

    This test method is used to evaluate consistency and approximate unconfined compressive strength of soils by means of using a pocket penetrometer.

    Currently there is no standard on how to use a pocket pentrometer or evaluation of the data. This standard will be used by field and laboratory personnel to describe the soil characteristics without intense effort and time.


    Keywords

    penetrometer, compressive strength, consistency,

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    01-28-2010

    Technical Contact:
    Kendra Adams

    Status:
    Draft Under Development