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    Suggested Method of Test for Permeability of Undisturbed Soil or Rock Specimens

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    This method of test is intended to determine the permeability of core specimens of undisturbed soils. The test procedure and equipment were developed to test standard undisturbed specimens 3¼ in. in diameter by 3-in. minimum length, or standard core sizes up to 9 in. in length. Remolded soil specimens with or without admixtures may also be tested by this means if desired. For soils, the test is usually limited to those having a maximum particle size of ¼ in.

    Author Information:

    Holtz, WG
    Chief, Earth Materials Laboratory, U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colo.

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38497S