STP479

    Suggested Method of Test for Permeability and Capillarity of Soils and Soil Mixtures

    Published: Jan 1970


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    Abstract

    This test is intended to determine the coefficient of permeability of undisturbed soil samples or prepared samples of a specified moisture content and density. The procedure leads to a measure of the percolation rate and the equivalent capillary head which must be exceeded before percolation takes place.


    Author Information:

    Housel, WS
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.


    Paper ID: STP38501S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38501S


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