Specific Gravity

This test is used to determine the specific gravity of soils that pass the 4.75 mm (No. 4) sieve using a water pycnometer. The specific gravity can be used to calculate the density, void ratio, and degree of saturation of soils. Please select units before entering the data.

Water, Soil and and Flask Mass: Units: 
Dry Soil and Flask Mass:
Water and Flask Mass:
Flask Mass:
Specific Gravity:


Corrected Temperature:  20
Corrected Specific Gravity:

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