The Lab Services include single purpose project that utilize standard processes or procedures according to ASTM and ASABE standards for the following testing:
- Gravimetric material moisture content
- Atterberg limits of soil (liquid, plastic)
- Moisture density curve (Proctor mold test)
- Particle distribution using sieve method
- Shear strength tests (direct shear and traxial tests)
For details to arrange the services, contact the services operations supervisor: Mehari Tekeste (email@example.com) (515-294-2464). Address: Soil and crop mechanics laboratory 3210 Sukup Lab, Ames, Iowa 50010).