Methods of testing soil for engineering purposes, part B - soil moisture content tests, AS 1289.B1.2-1977, determination of the moisture content of soil - sand bath method (subsidiary method)

This method covers the determination of the moisture content of a soil as a percentage of its dry mass using a sand bath. Apparatus required is stated, followed by procedure for 1) fine grained soils, 2) medium grained soils, 3) coarse grained soils.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Superseded by Australian Standard AS1289.2.1.2-1992.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Standards Association of Australia

  • Publication Date: 1977-6


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 2P
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: AS 1289.B1.2-1977

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01439043
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 072621146X
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2012 9:58PM