Standard Test Methods for Freezing and Thawing Compacted Soil-Cement Mixtures
|Publication Date:||10 May 1996|
|ICS Code (Earthworks. Excavations. Foundation construction. Underground works):||93.020|
1. Scope *
1.1 These test methods cover procedures for determining the soil-cement losses, moisture changes, and volume changes (swell and shrinkage) produced by repeated freezing and thawing of hardened soil-cement specimens. The specimens are compacted in a mold, before cement hydration, to maximum density at optimum water content using the compaction procedure described in Test Methods D 558.
1.2 Two test methods, depending on soil gradation, are covered for preparation of material for molding specimens and for molding specimens as follows:
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is 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.