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Cone Penetrating Testing: In Geotechnical Practice / Edition 1

Cone Penetrating Testing: In Geotechnical Practice / Edition 1


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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".

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780419237501
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/15/1997
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.75(h) x 0.90(d)

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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