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TMH1: Standard Methods of Testing Road Construction Materials, 1986


Tests on soils and gravels Method A1: Method A2: Method A3: Method A4: Method A5: Method A6: Method A7: Method A8: Method A9: The wet preparation and sieve analysis of gravel, sand and soil samples. The determination of the Liquid Limit of soils by means of the flow curve method. The determination of the Plastic Limit and Plasticity Index of soils. The determination of the linear shrinkage of soils. The determination of the percentage of material, in a soil sample, passing a 0,075 mm sieve. The determination of the grain size distribution in soils by means of a hydrometer. The determination of the maximum dry density and optimum moisture content of gravel, soil and sand. The determination of the California Bearing Ratio of untreated soils and gravels. The determination of the California Bearing Ratio of lime-stabilized soils and gravels. The determination of the in-place dry density of soil or gravel by the sand replacement method. Tentative method for determining the in-place density and moisture content of soils and gravels by nuclear methods.

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Tests on aggregates Method B1: Method B2: Method B3T: Method B4: Method B6: Method B7: Method B9: Method B10: Method B11: Method B12: Method B13: Method B14: Method B15: Method B16T: Method B17T: Method B18: Method B19: The determination of the Aggregate Crushing Value. The determination of the 10 per cent Fines Aggregate Crushing Value. Tentative method for the determination of the Flakiness Index of a coarse aggregate. The sieve analysis of aggregates, including the determination of the material passing the 0,425 and 0,075 mm sieves. The determination of organic impurities in sand for concrete. The determination of the Treton impact value of aggregate. The determination of the bulk density of coarse and fine aggregate. The determination of the shrinkage properties of concrete aggregate. The determination of the adhesion of bituminous binder to stone aggregate by means of the chemical immersion test (Riedel Weber). The determination of the effect of soluble deleterious material in fine aggregate for concrete. The determination of the fineness modulus of fine aggregates. The determination of the dry bulk density, apparent relative density and water absorption of aggregate retained on the 4,75 mm sieve. The determination of the dry bulk density, apparent relative density and water absorption of aggregate passing the 4,75 mm sieve. The quantitative determination of the total water-soluble salts in soils and aggregates. The quantitative determination of the water-soluble sulphates in soils and aggregates. The determination of the average least dimension of aggregates. The determination of the sand equivalent of aggregates.

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