BS 1377 Part 2 1990          
Density by immersion in water
Location Job Ref:
BH No.
Soil Description Sample No.
Test method  BS1377: Part 2:  1990: 7.3 Date
Density of wax used (Pp) =   Mg/m3            
Sample reference    
Mass of Soil sample (ms)   g 
Mass of specimen after filling air voids  (mf) g 
Mass of specimen after Waxing (mw ) g 
Mass of Wax (mp = mw - mf)   g
Apparent mass of waxed specimen suspended in water (mg) g 
Volume of Specimen        
(Vs) = (mw - mg) - ((mp) / Pp) cm3
Bulk Density p = Ms/Vs   Mg/m3
Moisture Content                
Moisture Content Container No.  
Moisture Content  (w)    %
Dry Density pd = 100p/(100+w) Mg/m3

  Operator Checked Approved

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