Testing Concrete

SL No Description Test Method
1 Method for determination of compressive strength of concrete cubes. BS 1881-Part 116
2 Methods for determination of density & curing of Standard method hardened concrete BS 1881-Part 114 & 111
3 Determination of Depth of Penetration of water under Pressure BSEN 12390-Part 8
4 Recommendations for the determination of initial surface absorption test of concrete BS 1881-Part 208
5 Method for determination of water absorption BS 1881-Part 122
6 Determination of water permeability of Hardened Concrete DIN 1048-Part 5
7 Standard Test Method for Electrical Indication of concrete’s Ability to Resist chloride ion penetration ASTM C 1202

Testing Aggregates

SL No Description Test Method
8 Methods for determination of Particle size distribution (Wet/dry sieving) BS 812-Part 103, Sec 103.1, Clause 7.2 & 7.3
9 Methods for determination of particle shape. Flakiness Index BS 812-Part 105, Sec 105.1
10 Methods for determination of particle shape. Elongation index of Coarse aggregate BS 812-Part 105, Sec 105.2
11 Methods for determination of Aggregate Crushing Value (ACV)
12 Methods for determination of Ten percent fines value (TFV) of aggregates in dry condition BS 812-Part 111, Clause 7.1
13 Determination of shell content in coarse aggregate BS 812:part 106
14 Standard test method for Sand Equivalent value of soils and fine aggregates ASTM D 2419

Test for Soils

SL No Description Test Method
15 In-Situ density tests-Sand replacement method suitable for fine-, medium- and coarse- grained soils (Large pouring cylinder method) BS 1377-Part 9, Clause 2.2
16 Determination of Dry Density/Moisture Content relationship-Method using 4.5kg. rammer for soils with particles up to medium-gravel size & for soils with some coarse-gravel size particles BS 1377-Part 4, Clause 3.5 & 3.6
17 Determination of particle size Distribution-Wet Sieving method & Dry sieving method BS 1377-Part 2 Clause 9.2 & 9.3
18 Determination of the California Bearing Ratio (CBR) BS 1377-Part 4, Clause 7
19 Determination of the Liquid limit BS1377-Part 2, Clause 4
20 Determination of Plastic limit & Plasticity index BS1377-Part 2, Clause 5

Geotechnical

SL No Description Test Method
21 Determination of the Penetration Resistance using the split-barrel sampler ( the Standard Penetration Test SPT) BS 1377-Part 9, Clause 3.3
22 Code of Practice for Site Investigations Soil Sampling
BS 5930 Clause 22
23 Code of Practice for Site Investigations Soil Description BS 5930 Section 41 & Clark and Walker
24 Code of Practice for Site Investigations Ground Water Level Measurement BS 5930 Clause 23.2, 27.5 & 47.2.7
25 Code of Practice for Site Investigations Ground Water Sampling BS 5930 Clause 23.3
26 Code of Practice for Site Investigations Geotechnical Reporting> BS 5930 Section 7