SPT, SCPT, and DCPT correlation for SC, CL, and SM-SC soils: A case study of Nadiad soil
A number of different static & dynamic penetration tests are used nowadays in site investigation. The standard penetration test (SPT) is the most common in situ test for soil investigations. On the other hand, the cone penetration test is considered one of the best investigation tools. Due to the fast and accurate result that can be obtained it complaints the SPT in many applications like field explorations, design parameters and quality control assessments. SCPT-DCPT are becoming very popular because it provides continuous details of the strata and it is also quick. In this study, correlation of Standard penetration test, Static cone penetration test, and Dynamic cone penetration test results will be carried out. On the basis of soil classification and variability with depth, the major correlations are developed between the SPT value – Ø, SPT value - settlement, SPT value - Rd there are no more direct co-relation between the SPT- SCPT- DCPT because this relation depended on local soil parameters. So far very few correlations have been made between SCPT and DCPT test results as compared to the correlations between SPT-SCPT-DCPT. A positive liner relationship will be found between qc, N, qD for various sandy soils.
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Patel C, Parmar SP. SPT, SCPT, and DCPT Correlation for SC, CL, and SM-SC Soils: A Case Study of Nadiad Soil. Int J Adv Res Civil Stru Engg 2021; 3(1): 1-7.
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