ASTM D6230-98(2005)

    Standard Test Method for Monitoring Ground Movement Using Probe-Type Inclinometers


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the use of inclinometers to monitor the internal movement of ground. The test method covers types of instruments, installation procedures, operating procedures and maintenance requirements. It also provides formulae for data reduction.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate health and safety practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D653 Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D3740 Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Engaged in Testing and/or Inspection of Soil and Rock as Used in Engineering Design and Construction

    D6026 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Geotechnical Data

    D7299 Practice for Verifying Performance of a Vertical Inclinometer Probe


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.080.99 (Other standards related to soil quality)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 41113800(Geophysical and geotechnical instruments)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D6230-98R05

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    ASTM D6230-98(2005), Standard Test Method for Monitoring Ground Movement Using Probe-Type Inclinometers, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2005, www.astm.org

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