cone penetration test


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cone penetration test

n
(Geological Science) a method of testing soils by pressing a cone of standard dimensions into the soil under a known load and measuring the penetration
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To assess the liquefaction hazard in Charleston quadrangle, South Carolina, cone penetration test (CPT) measurements are used.
The geotechnical data for this crossing included six land-based Standard Penetration Tests (SPT) bore holes (three on each side of the river), and six Cone Penetration Tests (CPT).
3) Cone Penetration Tests (CPTs) to be advanced into the subsurface to measure soil characteristics.
The scope of work includes drilling boreholes with depths ranging from 40 to 80 m, performing cone penetration tests (CPTs), excavating trial pits, installing piezometers, and conducting packer permeability and pressuremeter tests besides the geophysical logging including multichannel analysis of surface waves, down-hole and cross-hole tests.
Research interests: pile foundations, prediction of pile capacity applying cone penetration tests.
The investigation involves drilling about 15 bore holes and making 30 cone penetration tests to sample the seabed 40m below the sea floor.
About 15 bore holes will be drilled and 30 cone penetration tests (CPTs) made.
The scope of works in the project includes drilling of 8 boreholes to depths ranging from 40m to 80m below existing ground surface, performing cone penetration tests (CPTs), excavation of trial pits, and geophysical logging including multichannel analysis of surface waves (MASW), down-hole and cross-hole tests.