DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION OF DUAL MASS DYNAMIC CONE PENETROMETER. FINAL REPORT

This report describes the dynamic cone penetrometer (DCP), its use, and the application of data obtained by its use. Procedures are presented for using the DCP to measure soil strength and correlating DCP index with CBR strength values required for operation of aircraft and military vehicles on unsurfaced soils. Procedures are also presented for using the DCP to evaluate aggregate surfaced roads and airfields for military operations based on the existing soil strength conditions.

  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Army Waterways Experiment Station

    Geotechnical Laboratory, 3909 Halls Ferry Road
    Vicksburg, MS  United States  39180-6199
  • Authors:
    • Webster, S L
    • Grau, R H
    • Williams, T P
  • Publication Date: 1992-5

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 50 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00623668
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Instruc Rept GL-92-3
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1992 12:00AM