Penetrability for Discriminating in Rock and Soil

by Panaghiotis C. Kotzias, (M.ASCE),
Aris C. Stamatopoulos, (M.ASCE),

Serial Information: Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1980, Vol. 106, Issue 2, Pg. 193-198

Document Type: Journal Paper


In interlayered deposits of soft rock and hard soil, where, sometimes, core recovery is nil or very low, differentiation between constituent parts is difficult. The present note describes how a simple extension of the SPT has contributed to their delineation.

Subject Headings: Rocks | Soft soils

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