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By Tom Lunne,eter K.Robertson,ohn J.M.Powell

The static cone penetrometer (CPT) and the piezocone (CPTU) represents the main flexible instruments presently to be had for in-situ soil exploration. over the past 30 years there was major progress and improvement within the use of CPT and this is often mirrored within the extraordinary progress of the theoretical and experimental wisdom at the cone penetrometer and piezocone in addition to within the numerous functions of the try to hugely specialized measurements, e.g. seismic, environmental and electric resistivity measurements. the aim of this e-book is to supply advice at the specification, functionality, use and interpretation of the electrical Cone Penetration try (CPU), and specifically the Cone Penetration attempt with pore strain dimension (CPTU) as a rule often called the "piezocone test". advice directions interpret a whole diversity of geotechnical parameters from cone penetration facts and appropriate examples and case histories are given in the course of the text.

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