BS 1377 Part 6 1990          
Hydraulic cell consolidation test : summary
Location Job Ref:
BH No.
Soil Description Sample No.
Test method  BS1377: Part 6:  1990 : 3.5,3.6,3.7,3.8 Date
Sample condition and quality           Nominal      
Type of specimen Undisturbed/Compacted-dynamic/static*     Cell      
                Diameter     mm
Preparation procedure                    
Drainage conditions                  
Type of loading                    
Pore pressure measurement location                
Saturation procedure                    
  Pressure increments      kPa   Pressure differential  kPa      
Method of deriving cv  
INITIAL SPECIMEN                  
Diameter mm     Particle density    
Height   mm     measured/assumed* Mg/m3  
Density   Mg/m3     Voids ratio          
Moisture Content %     Degree of     
Dry Density Mg/m3     Saturation %  
In-situ stresses:Total kPa     Effective kPa          
Swelling pressure kPa     Final-   Diaphragm pressure kPa    
              Pore pressure            kPa  
Volume of water           Ratio du/ds      
taken in   mL                  
CONSOLIDATION STAGES                  
Stage Diaphragm Back Final Undrained loading End of mv cv
no pressure pressure Effective height pwp consolidation      
    Stress change change voids dissipation     cro/cri  
  kPa kPa kPa mm kPa   % m2/MN m2/year
AFTER TEST        
Density  Mg/m3  
Local moisture content %
Moisture Content %            
*Delete as appropriate        
  Operator Checked Approved

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