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 : 5 Isotropic consolidation in triaxial cell Date
Sample condition and quality                    
Type of specimen Undisturbed/Compacted                
Preparation procedure                      
Saturation procedure                      
  Pressure increments      kPa   Pressure differential  kPa      
INITIAL SPECIMEN                    
Diameter mm     Particle density            
Height   mm     measured/assumed*   Mg/m3        
Density   Mg/m3     Voids ratio              
Moisture Content %     Degree of  Saturation   %          
Dry Density Mg/m3                    
In-situ stresses:Total kPa     Effective kPa            
Swelling pressure kPa     After   Cell pressure  kPa    
Volume of water       Saturation   Pore pressure             kPa  
taken in   mL         B value        
CONSOLIDATION STAGES                    
Stage Cell Back Effective stress   Undrained stage   End of   Incr. mv cv
no pressure pressure         Consol. Vol.change      
    start end pwp incr. B         cro/cri  
          Value e U dV    
  kPa kPa kPa kPa kPa     % cm3 m2/MN m2/year
Density  Mg/m3        
Moisture Content %    
*Delete as appropriate
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