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A full list of Australian soil testing methods are as below


AS 1289


AS1289.1.1: Sampling and preparation of soils—Preparation of disturbed soil samples for testing


AS1289.1.2.1: Sampling and preparation of soils—Disturbed samples—Standard method


AS1289.1.3.1: Sampling and preparation of soils—Undisturbed samples—Standard method


1289.1.4.1: Sampling and preparation of soils—Selection of sampling or test sites—Random number method


1289.1.4.2: Sampling and preparation of soils—Selection of sampling or test sites—Stratified random number method


1289.2.1.1: Soil moisture content tests—Determination of the moisture content of a soil—Oven drying method (standard method)


1289.2.1.2: Soil moisture content tests—Determination of the moisture content of a soil—Sand bath method (subsidiary method)


1289.2.1.4: Soil moisture content tests—Determination of the moisture content of a soil—Microwave-oven drying method (subsidiary method)


1289.2.1.5: Soil moisture content tests—Determination of the moisture content of a soil—Infrared lights method (subsidiary method)


1289.2.1.6: Soil moisture content tests—Determination of the moisture content of a soil—Hotplate drying method (subsidiary method)


1289.2.2.1: Soil moisture content tests—Determination of the total suction of a soil—Standard method


1289.2.3.1: Soil moisture content tests—Establishment of correlation—Subsidiary method and the standard method


1289.3.1.1: Soil classification tests—Determination of the liquid limit of a soil—Four point Casagrande method


1289.3.1.2: Soil classification tests—Determination of the liquid limit of a soil—One point Casagrande method (subsidiary method)


1289.3.2.1: Soil classification tests—Determination of the plastic limit of a soil—Standard method


1289.3.3.1: Soil classification tests—Calculation of the plasticity index of a soil


1289.3.3.2: Soil classification tests—Calculation of the cone plasticity index of a soil


1289.3.4.1: Soil classification tests—Determination of the linear shrinkage of a soil—Standard method


1289.3.5.1: Soil classification tests—Determination of the soil particle density of a soil—Standard method


1289.3.5.2: Soil classification tests—Determination of the soil particle density of combined soil fractions—Vacuum pycnometer method


1289.3.6.1: Soil classification tests—Determination of the particle size distribution of a soil—Standard method of analysis by sieving


1289.3.6.3: Soil classification tests—Determination of the particle size distribution of a soil—Standard method of fine analysis using a hydrometer


1289.3.7.1: Soil classification tests—Determination of the sand equivalent of a soil using a power-operated shaker


1289.3.8.1: Soil classification tests—Dispersion—Determination of Emerson class number of a soil


1289.3.8.2: Soil classification tests—Dispersion—Determination of the percent dispersion of a soil


1289.3.8.3: Soil classification tests—Dispersion—Determination of the pinhole dispersion classification of a soil


1289.3.9.1: Soil classification tests—Determination of the cone liquid limit of soil


1289.3.9.2: Soil classification tests—Determination of the cone liquid limit of soil—One point method


1289.4.1.1: Soil chemical tests—Determination of the organic matter content of a soil—Normal method


1289.4.2.1: Soil chemical tests—Determination of the sulfate content of a soil and the sulfate content of the ground water—Normal method


1289.4.3.1: Soil chemical tests—Determination of the pH value of a soil—Electrometric method


1289.4.4.1: Soil chemical tests—Determination of the electrical resistivity of a soil—Method for sands and granular materials


1289.5.1.1: Soil compaction and density tests—Determination of the dry density/moisture content relation of a soil using standard compactive effort


1289.5.2.1: Soil compaction and density tests—Determination of the dry density/moisture content relation of a soil using modified compactive effort


1289.5.3.1: Soil compaction and density tests—Determination of the field density of a soil—Sand replacement method using a sand-cone pouring apparatus


1289.5.3.2: Soil compaction and density tests—Determination of the field dry density of a soil—Sand replacement method using a sand pouring can, with or without a volume displacer


1289.5.3.5: Soil compaction and density tests—Determination of the field dry density of a soil—Water replacement method


1289.5.4.1: Soil compaction and density tests—Compaction control test—Dry density ratio, moisture variation and moisture ratio


1289.5.4.2: Soil compaction and density tests—Compaction control test—Assignment of maximum dry density ratio and optimum moisture content values


1289.5.4.3: Soil compaction and density tests—Compaction control test—Dry density ratio and moisture ratio using statistical selection of reference values


1289.5.5.1: Soil compaction and density tests—Determination of the minimum and maximum dry density of a cohesionless material—Standard method


1289.5.6.1: Soil compaction and density tests—Compaction control test—Density index method for a cohesionless material


1289.5.7.1: Soil compaction and density tests—Compaction control test—Hilf density ratio and Hilf moisture variation (rapid method)


1289.5.8.1: Soil compaction and density tests—Determination of field density and field moisture content of a soil using a nuclear surface moisture-density gauge—Direct transmission mode


1289.5.8.4: Soil compaction and density tests—Nuclear surface moisture-density gauges—Calibration using standard blocks


1289.5.8.5: Soil compaction and density tests—Nuclear surface moisture-density gauge—Determination of density of a Type A or Type C standard density block


1289.5.8.7: Soil compaction and density tests—Nuclear surface moisture-density gauges—Water content of a standard moisture block using hydrogen content of components


1289.5.8.8: Soil compaction and density tests—Nuclear surface moisture-density gauges—Water content of a standard moisture block using proportion of water


1289.5.8.9: Soil compaction and density tests—Nuclear surface moisture-density gauge—Water content for a standard moisture block using comparison against primary blocks


1289.6.1.1: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the California Bearing Ratio of a soil—Standard laboratory method for a remoulded specimen


1289.6.1.2: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the California Bearing Ratio of a soil—Standard laboratory method for an undisturbed specimen


1289.6.1.3: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the California Bearing Ratio of a soil—Standard field-in-place method


1289.6.2.1: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the shear strength of a soil—Field test using a vane


1289.6.2.2: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the shear strength of a soil—Direct shear test using a shear box


1289.6.3.1: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the penetration resistance of a soil—Standard penetration test (SPT)


1289.6.3.2: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the penetration resistance of a soil—9 kg dynamic cone penetrometer test


1289.6.3.3: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the penetration resistance of a soil with a Perth sand penetrometer test


1289.6.4.1: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the compressive strength of a soil—Compressive strength of a saturated specimen tested in undrained triaxial compression without measurement of pore water pressure


1289.6.4.2: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the compressive strength of a soil—Compressive strength of a saturated specimen tested in undrained triaxial compression with measurement of pore water pressure


1289.6.5.1: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the static cone penetration resistance of a soil—Field test using a


mechanical cone or friction-core penetrometer


1289.6.6.1: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the one-dimensional consolidation properties of a soil—Standard method


1289.6.7.1: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the permeability of a soil—Constant head method for a remoulded specimen


1289.6.7.2: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the permeability of a soil—Falling head method for a remoulded specimen


1289.6.7.3: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of the permeability of a soil—Constant head method using a flexible wall permeameter


1289.6.9.1: Soil strength and consolidation tests—Determination of stiffness of soil—Clegg impact value (CIV)


1289.7.1.1: Soil reactivity tests—Determination of the shrinkage index of a soil—Shrink-swell index


1289.7.1.2: Soil reactivity tests—Determination of the shrinkage index of a soil—Loaded shrinkage index


1289.7.1.3: Soil reactivity tests—Determination of the shrinkage index of a soil—Core shrinkage index


 


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