Standard Method of Test for
Dry Preparation of Disturbed Soil and Soil
Aggregate Samples for Test
AASHTO Designation: T 87-86 (2004)
1.1.This method describes the dry preparation of soil and soil-aggregate samples, as received from the field, for mechanical analysis, physical tests, moisture-density relations test, and other tests as may be desired.
1.2.This practice provides qualitative information only; therefore, a precision statement is not applicable.
1.3.The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
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