Theoretical Basis of Penetration Logging Tests

  • V. I. FerronskyEmail author
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The theoretical foundation of static penetration testing of the ground by recording of the cone and lateral friction resistance with respect to the modulus of compressibility and coefficient of inner ground friction is discussed. Solutions based on the theory of ultimate equilibrium, emplacement of a spherical probe into an infinite elastic medium, imbedding of spherical sound in elastic media and taking into account creeping in time and a two-dimensional axis-symmetric problem of stress relaxation are considered. The conditions of measurement of the cone ground resistance, friction and normal ground pressure at static penetration are analysed.


Ground Deformation Critical Depth Cone Resistance Static Penetration Ground Friction 
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  1. 1.Water Problems Institute of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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