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Test Method

ASTM Designation: D 4767, “Standard Test Method for Consolidated Undrained Triaxial Compression Test for Cohesive Soil”

Summary of Test Method

A test specimen is measured and its volume is calculated. The specimen is then weighed and its wet unit weight is calculated. The specimen’s moisture content is determined by drying all or a portion of the specimen, and its dry unit weight is calculated.

Minimum Sample Size

1 Tube, (1 lb)

Last Updated September 29, 2005

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