1st Edition

Cone Penetration Testing in Geotechnical Practice




ISBN 9780419237501
Published May 11, 2002 by CRC Press
352 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides guidance on the specification, performance, use and interpretation of the Electric Cone Penetration Test (CPU), and in particular the Cone Penetration Test with pore pressure measurement (CPTU) commonly referred to as the "piezocone test".

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Symbol List. Conversion Factors. Glossary. 1. Introduction. 2. Equipment and procedures. 3. Checks, corrections and presentation of data. 4. Standards and specifications. 5. Interpretation of CPT/Piezocone data. 6. Direct application of CPT/CPTU results. 7. Additional sensors that can be incorporated. 8. Geo-Environmental applications of penetration testing. 9. Examples. 10. Future trends. References. Appendices. Index.

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