Salier Geotechnical MAIN NEW2 bmp.bmp
Laboratory Test Sheet
Density by water displacement
BS 1377 : Part 2 : 1990

BS 1377 : Part 2 : 1990
Density by water displacement
Location Job ref.
Borehole/Pit no.
Soil description Sample No.
Test method  BS1377: Part 2:  1990: 7.4 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
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
Operator Checked Approved
  Form 2J