You are being redirected because this document is part of your ASTM Compass® subscription.
    This document is part of your ASTM Compass® subscription.

    If you are an ASTM Compass Subscriber and this document is part of your subscription, you can access it for free at ASTM Compass
    STP351

    Mechanical Methods of Undisturbed Soil Sampling

    Published: 01 January 1964


      Format Pages Price  
    PDF (524K) 10 $25   ADD TO CART
    Complete Source PDF (6.2M) 164 $55   ADD TO CART

    Cite this document

    X Add email address send
    X
      .RIS For RefWorks, EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zoteo, and many others.   .DOCX For Microsoft Word


    Abstract

    This paper discusses several methods used by the Bureau of Reclamation for the undisturbed sampling of soils including open-drive piston and double-tube core-barrel sampling. The paper describes in general terms how research studies have resulted in techniques now standardized. Included are recommendations for sampling saturated and unsaturated soils; expansive and nonexpansive materials; and loose, alluvial, and colian soils. An important consideration is the method by which the holes are stabilized with drilling mud.


    Author Information:

    Clark, K. R.
    Office of Chief Engineer, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colo.


    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP46184S