ASTM D4959 PDF

Heating1. This standard is issued under the fixed designation D ; the number 1 This test method is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee D on Soil. ASTM D Standard Test Method for Determination of Water Content of Soil By Direct Heating. standard by ASTM International, 01/01/. Standard Test Method for Determination of Water Content of Soil by Direct Heating.

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For example, if four significant digits are required in any of the above calculations, then the water content has atsm be recorded to the nearest 0. Active view current version of standard.

For example, if four significant digits are required in any of the above calculations, then the water content has to be recorded to the nearest 0. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. Acceptance tests, Compaction control, Density, Direct heating, Laboratory moisture tests, Moisture content, Moisture control, Quality control, Rapid method, Soil moisture, Test procedure, Water content.

Click to learn more. While not eliminating this possibility, the incremental drying procedure in this test method will minimize its effects. Proceed to Checkout Continue Shopping. In addition, they are representative of the significant digits that generally should be retained.

Please first verify your email before subscribing to alerts. The use of Test Methods D for water content determination can be time consuming and there are occasions when a more expedient method is desirable. Standards Subsctiption may be the perfect solution. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or For some soils, such as those containing significant amounts of halloysite, mica, montmorillonite, gypsum, or other hydrated materials, highly organic soils or soils that contain dissolved solids, such as salt in the case of marine depositsthis test method may not yield reliable water content values. Loose fitting covers or enclosures can also be used to reduce overheating while assisting in uniform heat distribution.

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Performance of the test method utilizing another system of units shall not be considered non-conformance. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.

Already Subscribed to this document. Take the smart route to manage medical device compliance. As the voice of the U. For example, if four significant digits are required in any of the above calculations, then the water content has to be recorded to the nearest 0. Standards Subscriptions from ANSI provides a money-saving, multi-user solution for accessing standards.

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Users of this test method are cautioned that compliance with Practice D does not in itself ensure reliable results.

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ASTM D Standard

Reliable results depend on many factors; Practice D provides a means of evaluating some of those factors. Performance of the test method utilizing another system of units shall not be considered non-conformance.

You may delete a document from your Alert Profile at any time. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. The general procedure of this test method applies to all soils, but test details may need to be tailored to the soil being tested.

Users of this test method are cautioned that compliance with Practice D does not in itself ensure reliable results. Accept and continue Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings.