Accuracy of the Density Scoop for Unit Weight Determinations in Cohesionless Soils

    Volume 1, Issue 4 (December 1978)

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    CODEN: GTJOAD

    Page Count: 3


    Weiler, WA
    Assistant engineer, Haley and Aldrich, Inc., Cambridge, Mass.

    Kulhawy, FH
    Associate professorMember of ASTM, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

    Abstract

    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.


    Paper ID: GTJ10398J

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10398J

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    Title Accuracy of the Density Scoop for Unit Weight Determinations in Cohesionless Soils
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee D18