ASTM WK36766

    Work Item: ASTM WK36766 - Revision of D4829 - 11 Standard Test Method for Expansion Index of Soils

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    Active Standard: D4829 - 11

    Developed by Subcommittee: D18.05 | Committee D18 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Rationale

    Update to current ASTM standards and review of sections concerning required saturation and use of specified value of specific gravity


    Keywords

    clays; expansive soils; index tests; laboratory tests; soil moisture; swelling soils
    ; Compaction measurement--soils; Dimensional change; Distilled water; Expansion index (EI); Saturation; Soil; Specimen preparation (for testing)--soil; Thickness; Water content--soil;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    03-07-2012

    Technical Contact:
    Gregory Thomas

    Status:
    Draft Under Development