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NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 37-14 [Final (Synthesis)]

Cone PenetrationTest- State of Practice
[ NCHRP 20-05 (Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Practices) ]

  Project Data
Funds: 30000
Staff Responsibility: Jon M. Williams
Fiscal Year: 2005

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 368: Cone Penetrating Testing explores the current practices of departments of transportation associated with cone penetration testing (CPT).  The report examines cone penetrometer equipment options; field testing procedures; CPT data presentation and geostratigraphic profiling; CPT evaluation of soil engineering parameters and properties; CPT for deep foundations, pilings, shallow foundations, and embankments; and CPT use in ground modifications and difficult ground conditions.  The final report is published at http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8306

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