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ASTM E2040 - Standard Test Method for Mass Scale Calibration of Thermogravimetric Analyzers
December 1, 2019 - ASTM

This test method describes the calibration or performance confirmation of the mass (or weight) scale of thermogravimetric analyzers and is applicable to commercial and custom-built apparatus. The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement...

ASTM D7382 - Standard Test Methods for Determination of Maximum Dry Unit Weight of Granular Soils Using a Vibrating Hammer
July 1, 2020 - ASTM

These test methods cover the determination of the maximum dry unit weight of granular soils. A vibrating hammer is used to impart a surcharge and compactive effort to the soil specimen. Further, an optional calculation is presented to determine the approximate water content range for...

ASTM E898 - Standard Practice for Calibration of Non-Automatic Weighing Instruments
May 1, 2020 - ASTM

This practice applies to the calibration of electronic non-automatic weighing instruments. A non-automatic weighing instrument is a measuring instrument that determines the mass of an object by measuring the gravitational force acting on the object. It requires the intervention of an operator...

ASTM D8297/D8297M - Standard Test Method for Determination of Erosion Control Products (ECP) Performance in Protecting Slopes from Sequential Rainfall-Induced Erosion Using a Tilted Bed Slope
May 15, 2020 - ASTM

This test method is used to evaluate the ability of erosion control products (ECP) to protect slopes from rainfall-induced erosion using an adjustable tilting bed slope. The standard slopes range from 2:1 to 4:1 (H:V) having a target rainfall intensity of 3.5 in./h [90 mm/h]. There are three main...

ASTM E580/E580M - Standard Practice for Installation of Ceiling Suspension Systems for Acoustical Tile and Lay-in Panels in Areas Subject to Earthquake Ground Motions
April 1, 2020 - ASTM

This practice covers the installation of suspended systems for acoustical tile and lay-in panels and their additional requirements for two groups of buildings that are constructed to resist the effects of earthquake motions as defined by ASCE 7 and the International Building Code. These groupings...

ASTM D558/D558M - Standard Test Methods for Moisture-Density (Unit Weight) Relations of Soil-Cement Mixtures
December 1, 2019 - ASTM

These test methods cover the determination of the relationship between the water content and the density of soil-cement mixtures when compacted before cement hydration as prescribed. A 0.0333-ft3 [944-cm3] mold and a 5.50-lbf [24.5-N or mass of 2.5-kg] rammer dropped from a height of 12.0 in. [30.5...

ASTM D7181 - Standard Test Method for Consolidated Drained Triaxial Compression Test for Soils
January 1, 2020 - ASTM

This test method covers the determination of strength and stress-strain relationships of a cylindrical specimen of either intact or reconstituted soil. Specimens are consolidated and sheared in compression with drainage at a constant rate of axial deformation (strain controlled). This test method...

ASTM D3806 - Standard Test Method of Small-Scale Evaluation of Fire-Retardant Paints (2-Foot Tunnel Method)
December 1, 2019 - ASTM

This test method determines the protection a coating affords its substrate, and the comparative burning characteristics of coatings by evaluating the flame spread over the surface when ignited under controlled conditions in a small tunnel. This establishes a basis for comparing surface-burning...

ASTM D7475 - Standard Test Method for Determining the Aerobic Degradation and Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials under Accelerated Bioreactor Landfill Conditions
February 1, 2020 - ASTM

This test method is used to determine the degree and rate of aerobic degradation (as indicated by loss of tensile strength, molecular weight, possibly resulting in disintegration and fragmentation) and anaerobic biodegradation of plastic materials in an accelerated aerobic-anaerobic...

ASTM E4 - Standard Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines
January 1, 2020 - ASTM

These practices cover procedures for the force verification, by means of force measurement standards, of tension or compression, or both, static or quasi-static testing machines (which may, or may not, have force-indicating systems). These practices are not intended to be complete purchase...

ASTM D5240/D5240M - Standard Test Method for Evaluation of the Durability of Rock for Erosion Control Using Sodium Sulfate or Magnesium Sulfate
January 1, 2020 - ASTM

This test method covers test procedures for evaluating the soundness of rock for erosion control by the effects of a sodium or magnesium sulfate solution on slabs of rock. It is an accelerated weathering test. The rock slabs, prepared in accordance with procedures in Practice D5121, are intended to...

ASTM D8296 - Standard Test Method for Consolidated Undrained Cyclic Direct Simple Shear Test under Constant Volume with Load Control or Displacement Control
November 1, 2019 - ASTM

This test method defines equipment specifications and testing procedures for the measurement of cyclic strength, number of cycles to liquefaction or cyclic properties (Modulus and Damping) of soils, after one-dimensional consolidation using a cyclic mode of loading. The cyclic shearing can be...

ASTM D4829 - Standard Test Method for Expansion Index of Soils
September 1, 2019 - ASTM

This test method allows for determination of expansion potential of soils when inundated with distilled water.2 This test method measures a qualitative index property of the soil rather than a design parameter to be used for calculation of the actual amount of expansion. The expansion index, EI,...

ASTM D4729 - Standard Test Method for In Situ Stress and Modulus of Deformation Using the Flat Jack Method
June 1, 2019 - ASTM

The flat jack test measures the natural or altered in situ stress at a rock surface either for a surface outcrop or an underground excavation surface. The modulus of deformation and the long-term deformational properties (creep) may also be evaluated for the applied stress range, however long-term...

Aerodynamics and aero-acoustics of rectangular planform cavities Part IIID: Alleviation of Unsteady Flow Effects – Store deployment
April 1, 2019 - ESDU

ESDU 09002 deals with the problems of store deployment from weapons bays and their alleviation. Such problems are principally related to the type of flow in and around the bay; deep bays commonly experiencing open or transitional flow, whereas shallow bays typically experience closed flow. The...

ASTM D1686 - Standard Test Method for Color of Solid Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Materials in the Molten State (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
January 15, 2019 - ASTM

This test method covers the visual measurement of the color of thermally stable solids melting below 150°C. It is applicable only to materials in which the color-producing bodies present have light absorption characteristics quite similar to those of the standards used. The scope of this method...

AASHTO T 310 - Standard Method of Test for In-Place Density and Moisture Content of Soil and Soil–Aggregate by Nuclear Methods (Shallow Depth)
January 1, 2019 - AASHTO

This test method describes the procedure for determining the in-place density and moisture of soil and soil-aggregate by use of nuclear gauge. The density of the material may be determined by either Direct Transmission, Backscatter, or Backscatter/Air-Gap Ratio Method. The moisture of the material...

ANSI/ESTA E1.33 - Message Transport and Management for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) compatible and similar devices over IP Networks
January 1, 2019 - ESTA

Document Scope This standard specifies how RDM is implemented on IP networks and how gateways between IP and DMX512-A media operate. The following protocols are specified to achieve this: RPT, EPT, Broker Protocol, and LLRP. RPT is used to carry RDM messages over IP networks, including propagation...

AASHTO TP 112 - Standard Method of Test for Determining In-Place Density and Moisture Content of Soil and Soil– Aggregate Using Complex Impedance Methodology
January 1, 2019 - AASHTO

This practice describes the procedures for determining the density and moisture content of soil and soil-aggregate using a Complex Impedance Measuring Instrument (CIMI). This practice describes three different electrode configurations to determine the density and moisture content. One tool utilizes...

ASTM D6684 - Standard Specification for Materials and Manufacture of Articulating Concrete Block (ACB) Systems
December 1, 2018 - ASTM

The purpose of this standard is to provide specifications for articulating concrete block (ACB) revetment system structural components, material composition and physical properties, manufacturing methods and testing requirements. Units-The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as...

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