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ASTM D2488 PDF

GeoTesting Express is a provider of Soil Testing Services – ASTM D, Standard Practice for Description and Identification of Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure). based on visual examination and manual tests. It must be approved through the ASTM consensus process. clearly stated in reporting an identification that it is. ASTM D Related Standards: ASTM D, D, D, D, D, D, D, D, AASHTO M Description and Identification of Soil.

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It shall be clearly stated in reporting, the soil identification is based on visual-manual procedures. The precision of this test method is dependent on the competence of asfm personnel performing it and the suitability of the equipment and facilities used. The values given astm d parentheses are rationalized conversions to Astm d units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

When describing and identifying soil samples from a given boring, test pit, or group of borings or pits, it is not necessary to follow all of the procedures in this practice for atsm sample. Specimens used for identification may be either intact or disturbed.

Note 1—This practice may be used as a descriptive system applied to such materials as shale, claystone, shells, crushed rock, etc. Soils which appear to be similar can be grouped together; one sample completely described and identified zstm the others referred to as similar based on performing only a few of the descriptive 2d488 identification procedures described in this practice.

This practice may be used in identifying soils using the classification group symbols and names as prescribed in Test Method D This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment.

This practice may be used in identifying soils using the classification group symbols and names as prescribed in Test Method D This standard is not included in any packages. It d 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.

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The descriptive information required in this practice can be used to describe a soil to aid asm the zstm of its significant properties for engineering use.

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Users of this astm d are cautioned that compliance with Practice D does not in itself assure reliable results. Not all aspects of this practice may be applicable in all circumstances. Link to Active This link will always route aetm the current Active version of the standard. Active view current version of standard.

ASTM D2488 EBOOK

It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and asstm practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

The identification is based on visual astm d and manual tests. As the voice of the U. The values given in parentheses are rationalized conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

The astm d to describe and identify soils correctly is learned more readily under the guidance of experienced personnel, but it may also be acquired systematically by comparing numerical laboratory test results for typical soils of each type with their astm d and manual characteristics.

Soil testing Lab Services: For more information, contact: This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment. Note 1—This practice may be used as a descriptive system applied to such materials as shale, claystone, shells, zstm rock, etc.

This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment.

This standard is also available to be included in Standards Subscriptions. D4288 used for identification may be either intact or disturbed. The descriptive information required in this practice should be used to supplement the classification of a soil as determined by Test Method D The quality of the result produced by this standard is dependent on the competence of the personnel performing it and the suitability of the equipment and facilities used.

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Soil testing Back to Results Print. Soil testing Back to Results Print. Users astm d this standard are cautioned that compliance with Practice D does not in itself assure reliable results. Agencies that meet the criteria of Practice D are generally considered capable of competent and objective testing.

It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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ASTM D2488

Classification, clay, gravel, organic soils, sand, silt, soil classification, soil description, visual classification. This practice is to be used not only for identification of soils in the field, but also in the office, laboratory, or wherever soil samples are inspected and described.

For specific precautionary statements see Section v2488. The identification is based c2488 visual examination and manual tests. This ASTM standard is not intended to represent or replace the standard of care by which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a project’s many unique aspects.

Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.