SENSING SYSTEMS FOR MEASURING MECHANICAL PROPERTIES IN GROUND MASSES: VOLUME 5, SUBTITLE: DUTCH CONE PENETROMETER TESTS--CASE HISTORIES

This report provides case history and applied research information relative to the use of the Dutch Cone penetrometer in the practice of geotechnical engineering. Five case histories are cited that demonstrate the usefulness and possible limitations of the Dutch Cone. Comparisons and correlations are made between the cone and other field and/or laboratory tests. Additionally, the results of analysis involving Dutch Cone data are compared to other analysis methods and in some cases observed behavior. This is the second volume of the series to be published. The other four volumes are: Volume 1, FHWA/RD-81/109, Subtitle: "Bore Hole Shear, Earth Settlement and Earth Penetrometer Probes;" Volume 2, FHWA/RD-81/110, Subtitle: "Pressuremeter;" Volume 3, FHWA/RD-81/111, Subtitle: "Vane Shear and Cone Piezometer;" Volume 4, FHWA/RD-81/112, "Static Penetrometers." (FHWA)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Woodward-Clyde Consultants

    1300 Piccard Drive, Suite LL-5
    Rockville, MD  United States  20850

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Research, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Waitkus, R A
    • Burgin, C R
    • Smith, R E
  • Publication Date: 1981-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 45 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00345754
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-81-113 Final Rpt., FCP 35B2-572
  • Contract Numbers: FHWA 7-3-0158
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1982 12:00AM