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  • Evaluation of Rapid Field Methods for Measuring

    Evaluation Of Rapid Field Methods For Measuring

    of the devices for detecting changes in compaction with com paction effort, the correlation between the different methods and the variability of the observed properties. ONE objective of a full-scale field compaction study recently undertaken was to eval uate rapid nondestructive tests for measuring properties of compacted soils.

  • Diagnosing Soil Compaction Using a Penetrometer Soil

    Diagnosing Soil Compaction Using A Penetrometer Soil

    Jan 01, 2002 Fracturing or cutting subsurface compacted soil has, in some cases, resulted in remarkable yield increases. Many Pennsylvania producers suspect they have a subsurface compaction problem, but have no handle on how to measure it. A diagnostic tool to measure the extent and depth of subsurface compaction is a penetrometer, or soil compaction tester.

  • Development Construction and Field Evaluation of a Soil

    Development Construction And Field Evaluation Of A Soil

    The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate a soil compaction profile sensor (SCPS) that could assist in the assessment of the state of compactness of the soil profile in real-time. The device developed in this study consisted of eight cutting elements, designed to

  • Evaluation of NonNuclear Methods for Compaction

    Evaluation Of Nonnuclear Methods For Compaction

    required for compaction control. Of the devices tested, two devices based on the measurement of electrical soil properties showed the most promise. However, improvements are required before these devices can be used in practice. 17. Key Words Compaction, Density, Water Content, Nuclear Gauge 18.

  • LABORATORY EVALUATION OF GEOGAUGE FOR COMPACTION

    Laboratory Evaluation Of Geogauge For Compaction

    A laboratory evaluation of one such commercially available device, known as the GeoGauge, is described. The GeoGauge measures soil stiffness, arguably a more viable engineering parameter than moisture-density measurement. The GeoGauge was found to measure soil stiffness as advertised. Results relating moisture, density, and stiffness were found ...

  • AN EVALUATION OF SOLITARY WAVES FOR COMPACTION

    An Evaluation Of Solitary Waves For Compaction

    Sep 14, 2021 The use of the BCD as a field testing device for compacted soil quality control may be more beneficial than the current practice of measuring in-situ dry density.

  • Development and Field Evaluation of a FieldReady Soil

    Development And Field Evaluation Of A Fieldready Soil

    The soil bulk density () indicating soil compaction was measured on-line by means of a developed compaction sensor system that comprised several sensors for on-line measurement of the draught (D ...

  • PDF Evaluation of nonnuclear methods for compaction

    Pdf Evaluation Of Nonnuclear Methods For Compaction

    Of the devices tested, two devices based on the measurement of electrical soil properties showed the most promise. However, improvements are required before these devices can be used in practice. This study evaluated currently available, non-nuclear devices as potential replacements for the nuclear gauge for soil compaction control.

  • OntheGo VehicleBased Soil Sensors

    Onthego Vehiclebased Soil Sensors

    Airflow sensors were used to measure soil air permeabil-ity on the go. The pressure required to squeeze a given volume of air into the soil at fixed depth was compared to several soil properties. Experiments showed potential for distinguishing between various soil types, moisture levels, and soil structure/ compaction.

  • RollerIntegrated Compaction Monitoring Technology

    Rollerintegrated Compaction Monitoring Technology

    vibratory and static modes. Regardless of the technology, by making the compaction machine a measuring device and insuring compaction requirements are met the first time, the compaction process can be better controlled to improve quality, reduce rework, maximize productivity, and minimize costs (White et al. 2006).

  • Soil Compaction Testing Services Alpha Adroit

    Soil Compaction Testing Services Alpha Adroit

    Soil Compaction Testing Services. Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides laboratory and field testing for soil compaction measurement, including also soil compaction testing using nuclear densometer. The fastest way of measuring dry density and moisture content of soils in the field is using nuclear densometer testing.

  • Evaluation method for the physical parameter evolutions of

    Evaluation Method For The Physical Parameter Evolutions Of

    Jan 20, 2020 Thus, to evaluate the applicability of the electrical measurement for the evaluation of the physical parameter evolutions of highway subgrade soil, in-situ model tests were carried out to measure the distribution of the moisture content of the subgrade by measuring the soil resistivity. Download Download high-res image (135KB)

  • EVALUATION OF ANIONIC POLYACRYLAMIDE AS AN

    Evaluation Of Anionic Polyacrylamide As An

    Figure 3.13 Compaction of Soil using Hand-tamp. A regression line was plotted as illustrated in Figure 3.13. A power function was selected to reflect the nature of compacting soil. Soil will reach a point where it can no longer be compacted, no matter how much energy is applied. Therefore, the regression line would level off

  • Field Evaluation of Nondestructive Tests in Measuring the

    Field Evaluation Of Nondestructive Tests In Measuring The

    The aim of this study was field evaluation of nondestructive devices in measuring the density of road layers. Density may be considered as a reliable criterion for evaluating pavement quality and has a high level of importance in that it can ensure the proper performance of pavement at least prior the period of life-time.

  • Evaluation of Soil Compaction Measuring Devices

    Evaluation Of Soil Compaction Measuring Devices

    measuring devices which monitor the change of soil response due to the application of impact or vibrating force on the soil. All the devices, however, provided a measure of soil densification and they could be used satisfactorily to replace the NDG when they are properly correlated to soil relative compaction.

  • Field comparison of two prototype soil strength prole

    Field Comparison Of Two Prototype Soil Strength Prole

    Soil compaction caused by wheel trafc of large agricultural ... Evaluation of this instrument (Glancey et al., 1996) showed that force distri-bution over the tillage depth was linear at a shallow operating ... device so that it could measure soil mechanical impedance

  • APWA Reporter Correlating soil compaction measuring

    Apwa Reporter Correlating Soil Compaction Measuring

    The results of the research program Evaluation of Soil Compaction Measuring Devices have shown the applicability, and limitations, of the tested compaction measuring devices in restoring utility trenches, keyholes and bellholes. The final report (available at GTIs website, www.gastechnology.org) established

  • Modification of SoilCompaction Measuring Devices for

    Modification Of Soilcompaction Measuring Devices For

    compaction measurement devices. Modification of Soil-Compaction Measuring Devices for Utility Implementation Proper quality control for soil compaction will reduce failures significantly and help influence government bodies regarding appropriate methods, tools, and procedures for gas utility street cuts. In addition, improved soil-compaction ...

  • Assessing soil compaction on Forest Inventory

    Assessing Soil Compaction On Forest Inventory

    be desirable to add another quantitative measure of soil compaction to the FIA program. Penetrability is a physi-cal property of soils that is frequently used as a measure of the degree of soil compaction. Soil penetrability is a measure of the ease with which a measuring device can be pushed or driven into a soil surface (Bradford 1986).

  • APPLICATION OF STRAIN MEASUREMENTS TO SOIL

    Application Of Strain Measurements To Soil

    TO SOIL COMPACTION EVALUATION Ernest T. Selig, State University of New York at Buffalo The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of soil strain measure ments for observing compaction of earth materials in the field. The sen sors consisted of disk-shaped coils embedded in the material the distance

  • Research Article Soil Compaction and Rolling Resistance

    Research Article Soil Compaction And Rolling Resistance

    Soil Compaction and Rolling Resistance Evaluation of a ... CP is a portable device to mea-sure the strength of the soil. It consists of a circular cone at the end of a metal stick, equipped with a load cell for measuring the force required to put the cone into the ground 4. The parameter

  • ITEM 2030360 17 INTELLIGENT COMPACTION

    Item 2030360 17 Intelligent Compaction

    ITEM 203.0360 17 - INTELLIGENT COMPACTION CONTROL OF SOIL ITEM 203.0361 17 - TRAINING FOR INTELLIGENT COMPACTION CONTROL OF SOIL EI 14-017 Page 2 of 6 Metric L 01/08/15 Equipment. IC Rollers. The Contractor shall only use IC rollers listed on the Departments Approved List of Materials and Equipment.

  • EVALUATION OF EFFECT OF VEGETATION COVER ON

    Evaluation Of Effect Of Vegetation Cover On

    Penetration resistance of soil in individual layers in the soil horizon was measured by the penetrometer of type Eijlkelkamp Eikelkamph P1.25. The device consists of a measuring needle tip, tensometric load cell sensor, optical sensor for depth measuring and electronics evaluation with a microprocessor and battery.

  • Soil Compaction Testing Methods eHow

    Soil Compaction Testing Methods Ehow

    The hand test is the oldest means of measuring soil compaction and requires no special equipment. Simply grab a handful of soil you want to test and squeeze it into a ball. If the soil crumbles apart into many pieces and will not reform when you squeeze it again, then the soil is uncompacted and dry.

  • Field Evaluation of Compaction Monitoring Technology

    Field Evaluation Of Compaction Monitoring Technology

    Field Evaluation of Compaction Moni ... Soil compaction was then displayed in real time on a ruggidized computer monitor placed in the cab of the roller. ... In essence, this research used the compaction machine as a measuring device to help control the compaction process

  • Documents and Reports Intelligent Construction Technology

    Documents And Reports Intelligent Construction Technology

    Soil stiffness evaluation for compaction control of cohesionless embankments, Geotechnical Testing Journal, 31(5), 110. Xie, X. (2008). Application of wireless acceleration sensor in compaction degree measure, Equipment Manufacturing Technology 07.

  • Development of Soil Stiffness Measuring Device for Pad

    Development Of Soil Stiffness Measuring Device For Pad

    Sep 27, 2007 Project Abstract This project proposes to develop and test a smart pad for pad foot roller compactors, which is very different from vibratory compaction systems. This project will integrate static soil stiffness measurement capabilities with wireless communications and the global positioning system for continuous real-time feedback on soil ...

  • Evaluation of the Humboldt Stiffness Gauge

    Evaluation Of The Humboldt Stiffness Gauge

    Figure 4. Small Soil Bin Used for Laboratory Evaluation of the HSG Figure 5. Gradations of Soil Used in Small Soil Bin Evaluation Figure 6. Compaction Curves for Soils Used in Small Soil Bin Evaluation Figure 7. Resilient Modulus Results of Soil 1 Figure 8. Resilient Modulus Results of Soil 2 Figure 9.

  • EVALUATION OF A MECHANICAL STIFFNESS GAUGE

    Evaluation Of A Mechanical Stiffness Gauge

    describes the evaluation of one such commercially available device known as the GeoGauge. The GeoGauge measures soil stiffness, arguably, a much more viable engineering parameter than the moisture-density relations currently used. The GeoGauge was found to measure soil stiffness as advertised. Results relating moisture, density,

  • US8485024B2 Device and methods for use of a dynamic

    Us8485024b2 Device And Methods For Use Of A Dynamic

    Penetrometers and related devices have been used for a variety of geotechnical engineering purposes over the years. Among the well-known types of penetrometers is the utility dynamic cone penetrometer (DCP) which is commonly used by utility companies to determine the adequacy and degree of soil compaction in restorations of openings made in roadways or other land features for the purpose ...

  • Laboratory Evaluation of the Briaud Compaction Device

    Laboratory Evaluation Of The Briaud Compaction Device

    The Briaud compaction device (BCD) is a simple, small-strain, nondestructive testing apparatus that can be used to evaluate the modulus of compacted soils. The use of the BCD as a field testing device for compacted soil quality control may be more beneficial than the current practice of measuring in situ dry density.

  • A REVIEW OF ROLLERINTEGRATED COMPACTION

    A Review Of Rollerintegrated Compaction

    (BTM 1983). The Omega value provides a measure of the compaction energy transmitted to the soil using accelerometer data. Hoover (1985) published a research report from a field study evaluating the Omega value on three different types of granular soils which showed encouraging results.

  • Soil Testing Equipment Soil Density Testing

    Soil Testing Equipment Soil Density Testing

    Humboldt provides a complete line of soil testing products for field applications. These items include nuclear gauges and the electrical density gauge for soil compaction. Humboldt also provides plate load testers, shelby tubes, lightweight deflectometers and a large offering of penetrometers for all applications.

  • Development of a tractor operated soil compaction

    Development Of A Tractor Operated Soil Compaction

    Feb 06, 2015 Development of a tractor operated soil compaction measurement device Abstract The heavy agricultural equipments cause high compaction in the top layer of the soil in agriculture. As the present method of soil compaction measurement is not ergonomically good practice by

  • Standardizing Lightweight Deflectometer Modulus

    Standardizing Lightweight Deflectometer Modulus

    Variation in surface modulus of the ALF subgrade soil in Pit 1 after compaction .. 42 Figure 3-22. Variation in surface modulus of the ALF subgrade soil in Pit 2 after compaction .. 43