GEOTECHNICAL & ROAD WORK TESTING

Soil Classification:

  1. Natural moisture content
  2. Atterberg limits
  3. Linear shrinkage
  4. Specific gravity
  5. Particle size distribution (sieve & hydrometer)

Soil Strength Tests:

  1. 1-D consolidation
  2. Unconfined compressive strength
  3. Triaxial (UU, CIU, CID)
  4. Direct shear strength
  5. Permeability

Compaction Related Tests:

  1. Compaction for standard (2.5kg) & modified (4.5kg) proctor
  2. Soaked & unsoaked California Bearing Ratio (CBR)

Rock:

  1. Uniaxial compressive strength
  2. Point load test
  3. Classification of rock

Field Tests on Soil:

  1. Field density by core cutter method
  2. Field density by sand replacement method
  3. In-situ California Bearing Ratio (CBR)
  4. Plate Bearing Test
  5. Mackintosh Probe

Road Work Testing:

  1. Premix coring
  2. Thickness of premix & road base
  3. Density & degree of compaction of premix core sample
  4. Bitumen content & grading of premix
  5. Marshall test (density, stability & flow)
  6. Skid resistance value of pavement by British Pendulum Tester
  7. Texture depth of pavement by sand patch method
  8. In-situ California Bearing Ratio (CBR)
  9. Unsoaked CBR
  10. Soaked CBR