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The objective of this work is to study the physical indices of soil samples collected in different points of the municipality of Iranduba - Am. The parameters analyzed were moisture content, porosity, aeration degree, specific weight among others. For the physical characterization of the soil, samples with deformed structure were collected, prepared according to procedures described in the standard procedures described by the NBR 6457 standard (ABNT, 1986). The tests were performed using a high precision glass pycnometer. The tests resulted in samples with high voids and porosity, lower values of saturation degree as their low percentage. The specific grain weight presented satisfactory results meeting the criteria established by the standard.
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