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ASTM Updates for August 2012 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Randy Post   
Monday, 17 September 2012 23:06

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMI've collected a list of new, updated and otherwise updated ASTM standards that pertain to geotechnical engineering, construction and materials testing and laboratory testing of soil, rock, geosynthetics and related fields.  This month's updates contains a new standard for measuring hydraulic conductivity of recycled tire-derived aggregate, updates to leak detection standards and more.  Click through for the list of updates to ASTM standards you can't afford to ignore in your practice.

New Standards

Revised Standards

Other Changes to Standards

GeoPrac and ASTM Standards Updates

ASTM standards are an important part of my geotechnical engineering practice, and keeping up with changes can be a challenging thing. Their website offers an ASTM standards tracker service that will email you a weekly update on new, revised or otherwise modified standards for your areas of interest. I try to sift through these weekly updates and provide a monthly update to GeoPrac readers that contains changes to standards (no work items) that may be of interest to them in their practice. I look at updates from the following ASTM comittees:

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