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Test Method Title
Standard Test Method for Laboratory Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil and Rock by Mass.
Moisture content, Water content
Description of Test
A test specimen is dried in an oven at a temperature of 110°+/- 5°C to a constant mass. The loss of mass due to drying is considered to be water. The water content is calculated using the mass of water and the mass of the dry specimen.
Preferred Test Sample Size
Number of Test Specimens
Test Specimen Size
50 kg to 20 g depending on maximum particle sizes
index property, moisture analysis, moisture content, water content
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