Consistency Test

Soil consistency describes the deformation properties of fine-grained soils. The moisture content of the soil can be most accurately determined in the laboratory by determining the so-called Atterberg limits (liquid limit wL, plastic limit wP) and the moisture content w. The Consistency index IC is then defined by the relation:

where Ip is the Plasticity Index:

Consistency can be expressed by words and also by numbers. The individual consistency names and intervals depend on the specific standard.

Output protocol of Consistency Test

The form of the entered data and the output protocol print is purely user-defined, following the specified template.


CSN EN ISO 17892-12

CSN 72 1014

CSN 72 1013

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