SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1970

Suggested Method of Test for Bearing Ratio of Soils in Place


This method covers the determination of the bearing ratio of soil tested in place by comparing the penetration load of the soil to that of a standard material. The method covers the evaluation of the relative quality of subgrade soils but is applicable to subbase and some base-course materials.

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Developed by Committee: D18
Pages: 562–567
DOI: 10.1520/STP38552S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5570-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0051-0