BS 1377 Part 2 1990          
Density by water displacement
Location Job Ref:
BH No.
Soil Description Sample No.
Test method  BS1377: Part 2:  1990: 7.4 Date
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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
Mass of receiver + displaced water (m2) g 
Mass of receiver empty (m1) 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

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