# Tag: Site Investigation

## HOW TO WRITE A GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION REPORT?

Presentation of Geotechnical Investigation Report Upon completion of the geotechnical investigation and analysis, the information and findings must be compiled in a standard report format. The report serves

## 6 MAJOR TYPES OF SOIL STRUCTURES OF DIFFERENT SOIL DEPOSITS

SOIL STRUCTURE / SOIL FABRIC The term soil structure in general, refers to the arrangement or state of aggregation of particles in a soil mass. But deeper understanding

## HOW TO DECIDE DEPTH AND SPACING OF TRIAL PITS AND BORING?

Depth and Spacing of Trial Pits & Borings The depth and spacing of trial pits or exploratory borings should be such as to give a true picture of

## SAFE BEARING CAPACITY VALUES OF DIFFERENT SOILS & ROCKS

Values of Safe Bearing Capacity The safe bearing capacity of soil should be determined on the basis of soil test data or by performing some field test such

## HOW TO IDENTIFY & CLASSIFY SOIL ON SITE? [STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE]

On-Site Identification & Classification of Soil The principle terms used by civil engineers to describe soils are Gravel (particle size larger than 4.75 mm) Sand (particle size within

## ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY TEST OF SOIL – GEOPHYSICAL METHOD OF SOIL EXPLORATION

Electrical Resistivity Test of Soil This method depends on differences in the electrical resistance of different soil (and rock) types. The flow of current through a soil is

## HOW TO CALCULATE BEARING CAPACITY OF SHALLOW FOUNDATION IN SAND FROM SPT VALUES OR N-VALUES (IS-6403)

Step-by-Step Procedure for Calculation of Bearing Capacity from Standard Penetration Test Values or N-values Step-1 Perform standard penetration test on the location for which you want to calculate

## WHAT IS CARBONATION OF CONCRETE?

Carbonation of Concrete Carbonation of concrete is one of the reasons for corrosion of reinforcement. It is a process by which carbon dioxide from air penetrates into the