SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1970

Suggested Methods of Test for Securing the Liquid Limit of Soils Using One-Point Data


A number of methods have been developed to secure the liquid limit value for a soil based on a single observation of the relation between water content and the number of drops (blows) of the cup of the mechanical liquid limit device as specified in the Method of Test for Liquid Limit of Soils (ASTM Designation: D 423).

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Olmstead, FR
Bureau of Public Roads, Washington, D. C.
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Developed by Committee: D18
Pages: 94–96
DOI: 10.1520/STP38481S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5570-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0051-0