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XSP cone penetrometer

a performance evaluation

by R. M. Beard

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Published by Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory in Port Hueneme, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R.M. Beard, B.A. Johnson
SeriesTechnical report -- R-911, Technical report (Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory) -- R-911.
ContributionsJohnson, Bankole A., Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory (Port Hueneme, Calif.), United States. Naval Facilities Engineering Command
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24365811M
OCLC/WorldCa11585673

penetration tests. The dynamic cone penetration test shows features of both the CPT and the SPT. The DCPT is similar to the SPT in test. It is performed by dropping a hammer from a certain fall height and measuring a penetration depth per blow for each tested depth. The shape of the dynamic cone is similar to that of the penetrometer used in. Cone penetration testing (CPT) is an in-situ test that is used to identify the soil type. In this test a cone penetrometer is pushed into the ground at a standard rate and data are recorded at regular intervals during penetration. A cone penetration test rig pushes the steel cone vertically into the ground.

Buy a soil penetrometer to make your own examining. To protect all members of the community from COVID, Prospectors will no longer be operating a shop front. You can still pick up goods from our Dural warehouse but to help us do our part please call the office first (02) so that we can arrange a contactless collection. Cone Pentrometer is made for determining the liquid limit of soils. Cone Penetrometer is specially useful to obtain reliable and accurate results of those soil which have low plasticity index. The percentage moisture contents determined when cone with half angle for minutes under a total sliding weight of gm penetrates 25mm gives the.

Penetrometers are used to determine the density and compaction of soil and other materials. This is accomplished by pushing a rod with attached cone (ASAE standard cone) into the ground. The resistance of the cone, as it is pushed in the ground, is measured, and recorded in the memory of the cone penetrometer as cone index values (kg). A cone penetrometer is an instrument used to perform a cone penetrometer test (CTP), from which preliminarily geotechnical engineering properties of soils, such as the soil strength, can be evaluated, and the delineation of soil horizons can be interpreted (ASTM D ; ASTM D ).There are different types of cone penetrometers, including a mechanical cone, mechanical friction cone.


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XSP cone penetrometer by R. M. Beard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title. XSP cone penetrometer: a performance evaluation / Related Titles. Series: Technical report (Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory) ; R By. Beard, R. A lightweight seafloor soil test device has been developed that is capable of performing in-situ cone penetration tests (CPT) to foot sediment depth in up to foot water depths.

This device, called the XSP (experimental static penetrometer), weig pounds XSP cone penetrometer book stands 50 feet tall. Conceptual design of a cone penetrometer with a foot penetration capability. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION The XSP (Figure 2) is a static cone penetrometer consisting of two major components: a foot tall, 10,pound structure containing the cone penetrometer and an instrumentation console.

By R. Beard, Bankole A. Johnson, Calif.) Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory (Port Hueneme and United States. Naval Facilities Engineering : R. Beard, Bankole A. Johnson. The geometry of the cone penetrometer, with tip, sleeve and pore pressure filters, should follow IRTP (), from which the following is extracted: 1) the penetrometer tip and adjoining rods should have the same diameter for at least mm behind the tip, and 2) the cone should have a nominal cross-section area, Ac, of mm 2, with mm.

XSP CONE PENETROMETER: A PERFORMANCE EVALUATION." by R. Beard and B. Johnson TR 62 pp illus October Unclassified I. Flectric cone penetration 2. Cone penetrometer I. YFO A lightweight seafloor soil test device has been developed that is capable of performing in-situ cone penetration tests (CPT) to foot.

The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 deals with the cone penetration test proper – its general and historical outline, equipment and their accuracy and calibration, the XSP cone penetrometer book of the test results, and its parameters in different kinds of soils and materials.

Part 2 covers the role and use of piezocones and its use for the assessment of soil. Cone Penetration Test • CPT soundings can be very effective in site characterization, especially sites with discrete stratigraphic horizons or discontinuous lenses.

• Toda, most of the commercially-available CPT rigs operate electronic friction cone and piezocone penetrometers, whose testing procedures are outlined in ASTM D, adopted. Penetrometers The mechanical cone penetration test consists of pushing a cone penetrometer, by means of a series of push rods, into the soil at a constant rate of penetration (20 mm/s).

Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) which is used to determine the strength of subgrade and base layers. It is used by Mn/DOT and Mn/ROAD to conduct pavement research because it is easy to transport and inexpensive to operate.

The DCP and its uses are fully illustrated and described in this User Guide to the Dynamic Cone Penetrometer. The device is called the XSP for experimental static penetrometer.

It is capable of performing electric friction-cone penetration tests to m depths in soils at water depths of 60 m. The XSP is 15 m (50 ft) tall, weighs about kN (10 lb), and uses an electric friction cone conforming to ASTM Method for Deep, Quasi-Static, Cone and.

The cone penetration or cone penetrometer test (CPT) is a method used to determine the geotechnical engineering properties of soils and delineating soil was initially developed in the s at the Dutch Laboratory for Soil Mechanics in Delft to investigate soft soils.

Based on this history it has also been called the "Dutch cone test". A penetrometer will cost around $ Figure 1a. A penetrometer, or soil compaction tester, has a graded shaft and separate reading scales for each tip.

(Figure courtesy of Dickey John) A penetrometer consists of a degree circular stainless steel cone with a driving shaft and a.

A standard cone or needle is released from a penetrometer and allowed to drop freely into the sample for 5 seconds (or a different specified interval) at constant temperature.

The depth of penetration of the cone or needle into the sample is measured in tenths of a millimeter by the penetrometer.

NCHRP synthesis 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 5/5(1).

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). ASTM Standard D, Standard test method for electronic friction cone and piezocone penetration testing of soils. Book of Standards West Conshohocken, PA. Google Scholar. The electronic cone penetrometer test is used in a variety of soil types.

Lightweight equipment with reaction weights of less than 10 tons generally are limited to soils with relatively small grain sizes.

Typical depths obtained are 20 to 40 m [60 to ft], but depths to over 70 m [ ft] with heavier equipment weighing 20 tons or more are not uncommon.

The Panda is a lightweight (20kg) dynamic cone penetrometer, which uses variable energy and can be operated by one man to test soils in almost any location to a depth of 6m. Table 1 shows the dimensions of the Panda compared to specification for DPH and SPT according to BSPart   The Texas Cone Penetrometer (TCP) is a sounding test similar to the Standard Penetration Test (SPT) and Cone Penetration Test (CPT) used to determine the in situ soil parameters for foundation design.

In the case of the TCP test, the potential energy resulting from the hammer impact is similar to the SPT test. The cone shape and apex. Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) is performed by hydraulically advancing a penetrometer rod into the ground while measuring tip resistance, friction and pore water pressures.

WSP provides CPT rigs that will supply high quality information vital to making cost effective foundation and environmental decisions. A pinpoint, top of the line Cone Penetrometer to suit all scientific needs. Using the CP40II in field, cone index values up to kPa (using the mm 2 ASAE cone) can be measured to depths of mm and recorded quickly by one person.

Insertions are automatically recorded and stored in files that comprise the cone index data in addition to time, date, GPS location and more.penetrometer, the XSP, that belonqs to the Naval Civil Ensineerins Laboratory (Fiq.

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