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Soil Sampling

In this 2-hour lesson, we will cover sampling soil as it is described in ASTM D75, along with several methods and tools used to sample soil.

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Soil Sampling

In this 2-hour lesson, we will cover sampling soil as it is described in ASTM D75, along with several methods and tools used to sample soil. Various soil-sampling methods are discussed – both beneath the surface and above the surface, such as sampling correctly from a stockpile. The student will also gain a greater understanding of drilling operations, split-barrel sampling, ring sampling, and pitcher sampling, among other aspects.

Recommended Study References

In order to master these concepts, we recommend following along in these references while studying with this lesson. Please note that the references are not included with purchase.

ASTM D75

Soils, Earthwork and Foundations: A Practical Approach; Based 2015 IRC and IBC

Find all of SI Certs soils training below:

Introduction to Soils in Construction

Classification of Soils

Soil Sampling

Lab Testing The Sieve Analysis Atterberg Limits

Lab Testing – The Proctor

Lab Testing – Proctor Corrections, Moisture Content & Sand Cone

Density of Soils/The Nuclear Gauge Part 1

Density of Soils/The Nuclear Gauge Part 2

Site Preparation, Fill Monitoring, & Testing

IBC: Shallow Foundations

Grading Plans & Surveying

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