Determination of Soil Moisture Content

Moisture content measurement is mainly used to perform weight-volume calculations in soils. Also, moisture content is a measure of the shrink-swell and strength characteristics of cohesive soils. Test applied: ASTM D2216: Standard Test Method for Laboratory Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil and Rock by Mass. Equipment and Materials: Oven-safe containers Disturbed sample of moist soil Scale …

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