Guide to the field description of soils for engineering purposes

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TypeArticle
Journal titleTechnical Memorandum, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada
Pages116; # of pages: 16
AbstractThe purpose of this document is to enable field men to describe soils as they are encountered and used for engineering purposes. It is not intended to be a soil classification system. Wherever possible the terms conform to those of the Unified Soil Classification System (in use in the United States) and with the British Standard Code of Practice for Site Investigation.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Guide d'identification sur place des sols pour les besoins de l'ingénieur
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierDBR-TM-37
NRC number3813
21028
NPARC number20374726
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Record identifier2e00a808-aedd-422d-a5d6-2ab6615a449c
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2016-05-09
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