In Situ Soil Testing

  • Nozomu Yoshida
Part of the Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering book series (GGEE, volume 36)


Mechanical properties of the geomaterial frequently change during the sampling and the traveling as will be described in Sect.  6.5. Therefore, it is recommended to obtain the mechanical properties in situ as possible. As shown in Fig.  4.4, however, an in situ test is difficult to obtain the behavior at large strain. The elastic modulus is to be measured in situ at minimum.


Wave Velocity Bulk Modulus Empirical Equation Energy Ratio Standard Penetration Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nozomu Yoshida
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environment EngineeringTohoku Gakuin UniversityMiyagiJapan

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