Group#: File:

THE COOPER UNION
Albert Nerken School of Engineering
SOIL MECHANICS LABORATORY
Experiment No. 10 - Unconfined Compression Test
Name:

Date:

Group No.:
Members:

Location: Depth: Horizon:
Boring: Elevation: Agronomic Name:
Geological Region: Sample:
Description:

Table 1 [Data Sheet (A)]: Sample Preparation Data

Determination Number: 1 2 3
Measurements
Initial Length of Sample, L0 (cm.):
Initial Diameter of Sample, D0 (cm.):
Initial Area of Sample, A0 (cm2):
Initial Volume of Sample, V0 (cm3):
Initial Weight of Wet Sample (g.):
Final Weight of Wet Sample (g.):
Dry Weight of Sample (g.):
Specific Gravity, Gs:
Properties
Initial Water Content (%):
Final Water Content (%):
Initial Total Unit Weight (pcf.):
Initial Dry Unit Weight (pcf.):
Initial Void Ratio:
Initial Porosity (%):
Initial Saturation (%):
Additional Water Contents
Source or Location of Sample:
Weight of Container & Wet Soil (g):
Weight of Container & Dry Soil (g):
Weight of Container (g):
Weight of Water (g):
Weight of Dry Soil (g):
Water Content (%):

 


Table 2 [Data Sheet (B)]: Run Data

Longitudinal Rate of Strain: in/min
Load Ring Calibration
Load Ring No.:

 

    Longitudinal    Deformation

(in. * 103)

Load Ring

(# Div)

       Longitudinal Unit         Strain, e

(%)

     Area Correction      Factor

(1-e)

Instantaneous Area, Ai=A0/(1-e)

(cm2)

Axial Load, P

(lbs.)

Compressive Stress, s

(psf.)

 

 

about VSLlab manualvirtual tourlab data sheets experiment #10 lab manuallinks