BS 1377 Part 5 1990          
Consolidation test - specimen details
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Soil Description Sample No.
Test method  BS1377: Part 5:  1990: Date
Cell No. Particle density  
Ring No.     measured/assumed*     mg/m3
Dimension    Initial    Overall     Final      Specimen  
     specimen    change    specimen    Preparation Method
Diameter     Dmm        
Area           Amm2          
Height         Hmm   Ho    
Volume       Vcm3              
Weightings   Initial Specimen        Final specimen  
    (a)    (b)      (c)    
Wet soil + ring + tray g        
Dry Soil + ring + tray g        
Ring + tray g            
Wet Soil g mo mo        
Dry Soil g            
Water g   md   md    
Moisture Content (measured)             %            
Moisture content (from trimmings)      % Wo          
Density Mg/m3            
Dry density Mg/m3            
Voids ratio   eo          
Degree of saturation % So          
Height of solids Hs mm            
*Delete as appropriate            
(a) Using moisture content from trimmings    
(b) Using data from (a) and (c)    
(c) Data from specimen after test            

  Operator Checked Approved

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