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ASTM C-29M-97

BULK DENSITY/ UNIT WEIGHT & VOIDS IN


AGGREGATE
:
1. BALANCE: 0.05 KG Graduated
2. TEMPING ROD: DIA 5/8 (12mm) LENGTH 24 (600mm)
3. SHOVEL/SCOOP
4. MEASURE: H:D=80-150%
Measure- :
Nominal Nominal Capacity
Max Size Max Size of
(in) (mm) Measure
(Liter)
12.5 2.8
1 25 9.3
1 37.5 14
3 75 28
4 100 70
5 125 100
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Calibration of Measure
Calibration
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5.

1. SAMPLELING:
2. ROODDING PROCEDUR: For 37.5mm or Down size
6. - -
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7. JIGGING PROCEDURE: For size greater than 37.5mm
8.

9. SHOVELING PROCEDURE
10. Shovel Scoop
3. .
11. :
12. M=(G-T)/V
13. MSSD=M[1+A/100]
14. % Void= [100(S*W)-M]/(S-W)
15. M= Bulk Density of the Aggregate (Kg/m3) G= Mass of Aggregate + Measure (Kg)
16. T= Mass of Measure (Kg) V=Volume of the Measure (kg)
17. MSSD= Bulk Density in SSD Condition (kg/m3) A= % Absorption
18. S= Bulk Specific Gravity (dry basis) W= Density of Water
20. 22. 24. 26.
19. T K 21. T K 23. T K 25. T K
3 3 3 3
emp g/m emp g/m emp g/m emp g/m
(C) (C) (C) (C)
27. 1 28. 9 29. 2 30. 9 31. 2 32. 9 33. 2 34. 9
5.6 99.01 1.1 97.97 3.9 97.32 9.4 95.83
35. 1 36. 9 37. 2 38. 9 39. 2 40. 996.59
8.3 98.54 3 97.54 6.7
41. : Nearest 10kg/m3 for Bulk Density & 1% for Void Content. unit
weight 40 kg/m3