Here are the IS codes which will help you in civil engineering relating to soil and foundation engineering. These IS codes include Code of practice for design and construction of shallow foundations in soils (other than raft, ring and shell) (second revision), Classification and identification of soils for general engineering purposes (first revision), Method of load test on soils (second revision), Code of practice for subsurface investigation for foundations (first revision), Code of practice for design and construction of foundations in soils: General requirements (third revision), Method of standard penetration test for soils (first revision), Code of practice for thin walled tube sampling of soils (second revision) and more.

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## List Of IS Codes For Soil And Foundation Engineering

IS Codes | Description |
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IS 1080:1985 | Code of practice for design and construction of shallow foundations in soils (other than raft, ring and shell) (second revision) |

IS 1498:1970 | Classification and identification of soils for general engineering purposes (first revision) |

IS 1888:1982 | Method of load test on soils (second revision) |

IS 1892:1979 | Code of practice for subsurface investigation for foundations (first revision) |

IS 1904:1986 | Code of practice for design and construction of foundations in soils: General requirements (third revision) |

IS 2131:1981 | Method of standard penetration test for soils (first revision) |

IS 2132:1986 | Code of practice for thin walled tube sampling of soils (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 1):1983 | Methods of test for soils: Part 1 Preparation of dry soil samples for various tests (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 2):1973 | Methods of test for soils: Part 2 Determination of water content (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 3/Sec 1):1980 | Methods of test for soils: Part 3 Determination of specific gravity, Section 1 Fine grained soils (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 3/Sec 2):1980 | Methods of test for soils: Part 3 Determination of specific gravity, Section 2 Fine, medium and coarse grained soils (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 4):1985 | Methods of test for soils: Part 4 Grain size analysis (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 5):1985 | Methods of test for soils: Part 5 Determination of liquid and plastic limit (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 6):1972 | Methods of test for soils: Part 6 Determination of shrinkage factors (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 7):1980 | Methods of test for soils: Part 7 Determination of water content- dry density relation using light compaction (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 8):1983 | Methods of test for soils: Part 8 Determination of water content-dry density relation using heavy compaction (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 9):1992 | Methods of test for soils: Part 9 Determination of dry density- moisture content relation by constant mass of soil method (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 10):1991 | Methods of test for soils: Part 10 Determination of unconfined compressive strength (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 11):1993 | Methods of test for soils: Part 11 Determination of the shear strength parameters of a specimen tested in unconsolidated undrained triaxial compression without the measurement of pore |

IS 2720(Part 12):1981 | Methods of test for soils: Part 12 Determination of shear strength parameters of soil from consolidated undrained triaxial compression test with measurement of pore water pressure (first |

IS 2720(Part 13):1986 | Methods of test for soils: Part 13 Direct shear test (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 14):1983 | Methods of test for soils: Part 14 Determination of density index (relative density) of cohesionless soils (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 15):1986 | Methods of test for soils: Part 15 Determination of consolidation properties (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 16):1987 | Methods of test for soils: Part 16 Laboratory determination of CBR (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 17):1986 | Methods of test for soils: Part 17 Laboratory determination of permeability (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 18):1992 | Methods of test for soils: Part 18 Determination of field moisture equivalent (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 19):1992 | Methods of test for soils: Part 19 Determination of centrifuge moisture equivalent (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 20):1992 | Methods of test for soils: Part 20 Determination of linear shrinkage (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 21):1977 | Methods of test for soils: Part 21 Determination of total soluble solids (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 22):1972 | Methods of test for soils: Part 22 Determination of organic matter (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 23):1976 | Methods of test for soils: Part 23 Determination of calcium carbonate (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 24):1976 | Methods of test for soils: Part 24 Determination of cation exchange capacity (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 25):1982 | Methods of test for soils: Part 25 Determination of silica sesquioxide ratio (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 26):1987 | Methods of test for soils: Part 26 Determination of pH value (second revision) |

IS 2720(Part 27):1977 | Methods of test for soils: Part 27 Determination of total soluble sulphates (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 28):1974 | Methods of test for soils: Part 28 Determination of dry density of soils, in-place, by the sand replacement method (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 29):1975 | Methods of test for soils: Part 29 Determination of dry density of soils in-place, by the core-cutter method (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 30):1980 | Methods of test for soils: Part 30 Laboratory vane shear test (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 31):1990 | Methods of test for soils: Part 31 Field determination of California bearing ratio (first |

IS 2720(Part 33):1971 | Methods of test for soils: Part 33 Determination of the density in place by the ring and water replacement method |

IS 2720(Part 34):1972 | Methods of test for soils: Part 34 Determination of density of soil in place by rubber balloon method |

IS 2720(Part 35):1974 | Methods of test for soils: Part 35 Measurement of negative pore water pressure |

IS 2720(Part 36):1987 | Methods of test for soils: Part 36 Laboratory determination of permeability of granular soils (constant head) (first revision) |

IS 2720(Part 37):1976 | Methods of test for soils: Part 37 Determination of sand equivalent value of soils and fine aggregates |

IS 2720(Part 38):1976 | Methods of test for soils: Part 38 Compaction control test (Hilf method) |

IS 2720(Part 39/Sec 1):1977 | Methods of test for soils: Part 39 Direct shear test for soils containing gravel, Section 1 Laboratory |

IS 2720(Part 39/Sec 2):1979 | Methods of test for soils: Part 39 Direct shear test for soils containing gravel, Section 2 In-situ shear |

IS 2720(Part 40):1977 | Methods of test for soils: Part 40 Determination of free swell index of soils |

IS 2720(Part 41):1977 | Methods of test for soils: Part 41 Measurement of swelling pressure of soils |

IS 2809:1972 | Glossary of terms and symbols relating to soil engineering (first revision) |

IS 2810:1979 | Glossary of terms relating to soil dynamics (first revision) |

IS 2911(Part 1/Sec 1):1979 | Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 1 Concrete piles, Section 1 Driven cast in-situ concrete piles (first revision) |

IS 2911(Part 1/Sec 2):1979 | Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 1 Concrete piles, Section 2 Bored cast-in-situ piles (first revision) |

IS 2911(Part 1/Sec 3):1979 | Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 1 Concrete piles, Section 3 Driven precast concrete piles (first revision) |

IS 2911(Part 1/Sec 4):1984 | Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 1 Concrete piles, Section 4 Bored precast concrete piles |

IS 2911(Part 2):1980 | Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 2 Timber piles (first revision) |

IS 2911(Part 3):1980 | Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 3 Under reamed piles (first |

IS 2911(Part 4):1985 | Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 4 Load test on piles (first |

IS 2950(Part 1):1981 | Code of practice for design and construction of raft foundations: Part 1 Design (second revision) |

IS 2974(Part 1):1982 | Code of practice for design and construction of machine foundations: Part 1 Foundations for reciprocating type machines (second revision) |

IS 2974(Part 2):1980 | Code of practice for design and construction of machine foundations: Part 2 Foundations for impact type machines (hammer foundations) (first |

IS 2974(Part 3):1992 | Code of practice for design and construction of machine foundations: Part 3 Foundations for rotary type machines (medium and high frequency) (second revision) |

IS 2974(Part 4):1979 | Code of practice for design and construction of machine foundations: Part 4 Foundations for rotary type machines of low frequency (first revision) |

IS 2974(Part 5):1987 | Code of practice for design and construction of machine foundations: Part 5 Foundations for impact machines other than hammer (forging and stamping press, pigbreaker, drop crusher and jolter) (first revision) |

IS 4091:1979 | Code of practice for design and construction of foundations for transmission line towers and poles (first revision) |

IS 4332(Part 1):1967 | Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 1 Method of sampling and preparation of stabilized soils for |

IS 4332(Part 2):1967 | Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 2 Dtermination of moisture content of stabilized soil |

IS 4332(Part 4):1968 | Methods of test for stabilized soilos: Part 4 Wetting and drying and freezing and thawing tests for compacted soil-cement mixtures |

IS 4332(Part 5):1970 | Methods of test for stabilizd soils: Part 5 Determination of unconfined compressive strength of stabilized soils |

IS 4332(Part 6):1972 | Methods of test for stabilized stabilized soils: Part 6 Flexural strength of soil – cement using simple beam with third-point loading |

IS 4332(Part 7):1973 | Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 7 Determination of cement content of cement stabilized soils |

IS 4332(Part 8):1969 | Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 8 Determination of lime content of lime stabilized |

IS 4332(Part 9):1970 | Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 9 Determination of the bituminous stabilizer content of bitumen and tar stabilized soils |

IS 4332(Part 10):1969 | Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 10 Test for soil/bituminous mixtures |

IS 4434:1978 | Code of practice for in-situ vane shear test for soils (first revision) |

IS 4968(Part 1):1976 | Method for subsurface sounding for soils: Part 1 Dynamic method using 50 mm cone without bentonite slurry (first revision) |

IS 4968(Part 2):1976 | Method for subsurface sounding for soils: Part 2 Dynamic method using cone and bentonite slurry (first revision) |

IS 4968(Part 3):1976 | Method for subsurface sounding for soils: Part 3 Static cone penetration test (first revision) |

IS 5249:1992 | Determination of dynamic properties of soil – Method of test (second revision) |

IS 6403:1981 | Code of practice for determination of bearing capacity of shallow foundations (first revision) |

IS 8009(Part 1):1976 | Code of practice for calculation of settlements of foundations: Part 1 Shallow foundations subjected to symmetrical static vertical loads |

IS 8009(Part 2):1980 | Code of practice for calculation of settlement of foundations: Part 2 Deep foundations subjected to symmetrical static vertical loading |

IS 8763:1978 | Guide for undisturbed sampling of sands |

IS 9198:1979 | Specification for compaction rammer for soil |

IS 9214:1979 | Method for determination of modulus of sub-grade reaction (k-value) of soils in field |

IS 9259:1979 | Specification for liquid limit apparatus for soils |

IS 9456:1980 | Code of practice for design and construction of conical and hyperbolic paraboloidal types of shell |

IS 9556:1980 | Code of practice for design and construction of diaphragm walls |

IS 9640:1980 | Specification for split spoon sampler |

IS 9669:1980 | Specification for CBR moulds and its accessories |

IS 9716:1981 | Guide for lateral dynamic load test on piles |

IS 9759:1981 | Guidelines for dewatering during construction |

IS 10042:1981 | Code of practice for site investigations for foundation in gravel boulder deposit |

IS 10074:1982 | Specification for compaction mould assembly for light and heavy compaction test for soils |

IS 10077:1982 | Specification for equipment for determination of shrinkage factors |

IS 10108:1982 | Code of practice for sampling of soils by thin wall sampler with stationary piston |

IS 10270:1982 | Guidelines for design and construction of prestressed rock anchors |

IS 10379:1982 | Code of practice for field control of moisture and compaction of soils of embankment and subgrade |

IS 10442:1983 | Specification for earth augers (spiral type) |

IS 10589:1983 | Specification for equipment for subsurface sounding of soils |

IS 10837:1984 | Specification for moulds and accessories for determination of density index (relative density) of cohesionless soils |

IS 11089:1984 | Code of practice for design and construction of ring foundation |

IS 11196:1985 | Specification for equipment for determination of liquid limit of soils cone penetration method |

IS 11209:1985 | Specification for mould assembly for determination of permeability of soils |

IS 11229:1985 | Specification for shear box for testing of soils |

IS 11233:1985 | Code of practice for design and construction of radar antenna, microwave and TV tower |

IS 11550:1985 | Code of practice for field instrumentation of swelling pressure in expansive soils |

IS 11593:1986 | Specification for shear box (large) for testing of |

IS 11594:1985 | Specification for mild steel thin walled sampling tubes and sampler heads |

IS 11629:1986 | Code of practice for installation and operation of single point hydraulic over-flow setting gauge |

IS 12023:1987 | Code of practice for field monitoring of movement of structures using tape extensometer |

IS 12175:1987 | Specification for rapid moisture meter for rapid determination of water content for soil |

IS 12208:1987 | Method for measurement of earth presure by hydraulic pressure cell |

IS 12287:1988 | Specification for consolidometer for determination of consolidation properties |

IS 12979:1990 | Mould for determination of linear shrinkage – Specification |

IS 13094:1992 | Selection of ground improvement techniques for foundation in weak soils – Guidelines |

IS 13301:1992 | Vibration isolation for machine foundations – |

IS 13468:1992 | Apparatus for determination of dry density of soil by core cutter method – Specification |

IS 14893:2001 | Non-destructive integrity testing of piles (NDT) – Guidelines |

IS 15284(Part 1):2003 | Design and construction for ground improvement – Guidelines: Part 1 Stone columns |

IS 15284(Part 2):2004 | Design and construction for ground improvement – Guidelines: Part 2 Preconsolidation using vertical drains |

SP 36(Part 1): 1987 | Compendium of Indian standards on soil engineering: Part 1 Laboratory testing of soils for civil engineering purposes |

SP 36(Part 2): 1988 | Compendium of Indian standards on soil engineering: Part 2 Field testing of soils for civil engineering purposes |