SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1970

Suggested Method of Test for Maximum Density of Granular Materials by the Cone Test


This test is intended for use in determining the bulk specific gravity and the percentage of voids of granular materials in the condition of maximum density at any given moisture content.

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Housel, WS
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
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Developed by Committee: D18
Pages: 117–119
DOI: 10.1520/STP38489S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5570-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0051-0