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Accuracy of the Density Scoop for Unit Weight Determinations in Cohesionless Soils
Assistant engineer, Haley and Aldrich, Inc., Cambridge, Mass.
Associate professorMember of ASTM, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
An assessment is made of the accuracy of the Selig density scoop for determining the unit weight of dry cohesionless soils. Seven different soils were used in the study. The results show grain size and density dependence. Recommendations are made for appropriate field use.
soil tests, unit weight, cohesionless soils, density tests
Paper ID: GTJ10398J
Title Accuracy of the Density Scoop for Unit Weight Determinations in Cohesionless Soils
Symposium , 0000-00-00
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