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    EUROCODE 7 - GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN - PART 2: GROUND INVESTIGATION AND TESTING

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2007

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Section 1 - General
    Section 2 - Planning of ground investigations
    Section 3 - Soil and rock sampling and groundwater measurements
    Section 4 - Field tests in soil and rock
    Section 5 - Laboratory tests on soil and rock
    Section 6 - Ground investigation report
    Annex A (informative) - List of test results of geotechnical
            test standards
    Annex B (informative) - Planning of geotechnical investigations
    Annex C (informative) - Example of groundwater pressure derivations
            based on a model and long term measurements
    Annex D (informative) - Cone and piezocone penetration tests
    Annex E (informative) - Pressure meter test
    Annex F (informative) - Standard penetration test
    Annex G (informative) - Dynamic probing test
    Annex H (informative) - Weight sounding test
    Annex I (informative) - Field vane test
    Annex J (informative) - Flat dilatometer test Example of correlations
            between E[OED] and DMT results
    Annex K (informative) - Plate loading test
    Annex L (informative) - Detailed information on preparation of soil
            specimens for testing
    Annex M (informative) - Detailed information on tests for
            classification, identification and description of soil
    Annex N (informative) - Detailed information on chemical testing
            of soil
    Annex O (informative) - Detailed information on strength index
            testing of soil
    Annex P (informative) - Detailed information on strength testing
            of soil
    Annex Q (informative) - Detailed information on compressibility
            testing of soil
    Annex R (informative) - Detailed information on compaction testing
            of soil
    Annex S (informative) - Detailed information on permeability testing
            of soil
    Annex T (informative) - Preparation of specimen for testing on rock
            material
    Annex U (informative) - Classification testing of rock material
    Annex V (informative) - Swelling testing of rock material
    Annex W (informative) - Strength testing of rock material
    Annex X (informative) - Bibliography

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    Gives rules supplementary to EN 1997-1 related to: (a) planning and reporting of ground investigations; (b) general requirements for a number of commonly used laboratory and field tests; (c) interpretation and evaluation of test results; (d) derivation of values of geotechnical parameters and coefficients.

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    Committee B/526
    Development Note Supersedes DD ENV 1997-2 and DD ENV 1997-3. Partially supersedes BS 1377-9(1990). (04/2007) National Annex of this document is also available. See BS EN 1997-2 NA. (12/2009) Also available as part of BS KIT 211. (08/2010)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    ASTM D 422 : 1963 : R2002 : EDT 1 Standard Test Method for Particle-Size Analysis of Soils
    SN 670816 : 1964 METERIAUX PIERREUX; SEDIMENTOMETRIE PAR LA METHODE DE L'AREOMETRE
    EN ISO/TS 17892-10 : 2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 10: DIRECT SHEAR TESTS
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    NFP 94 072 : 1995 SOILS: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY VANE TEST
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    NFP 1994 071-1 : 1994 SOIL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DIRECT SHEAR TEST WITH SHEAR BOX APPARATUS - PART 1: DIRECT SHEAR
    NFP 94 053 : 1991 SOILS INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF DENSITY OF FINE SOILS - CUTTING CURB, MOULD AND WATER IMMERSION METHODS
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    CEN ISO/TS 22476-11 : 2005 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - FIELD TESTING - PART 11: FLAT DILATOMETER TEST
    NFP 94 054 : 1991 SOILS: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF PARTICLE DENSITY - PYCNOMETER METHOD
    BS 1377-7:1990 (published 1994-11) Methods of test for soils for civil engineering purposes Shear strength tests (total stress)
    BS 5930(1999) : 1999 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SITE INVESTIGATIONS
    XP P94 041 : 1995 XP SOIL: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - GRANULOMETRIC DESCRIPTION - WET SIEVING METHOD
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    NFP 94 055 : 1993 SOILS: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF THE ORGANIC MATTER CONTENT - SOIL CHEMICAL TEST
    SN 670340 : 1959
    NEN 6743-1 : 2006 GEOTECHNICS - CALCULATION METHOD FOR BEARING CAPACITY OF PILE FOUNDATION - COMPRESSION PILES
    NFP 94 078 : 1997 SOILS: INVESTIGATION AND TESTS - CBR AFTER IMMERSION - IMMEDIATE CBR - IMMEDIATE BEARING RATIO - MEASUREMENT ON SAMPLE COMPACTED IN CBR MOULD
    NFP 94 051 : 1993 SOIL: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF ATTERBERG'S LIMITS - LIQUID LIMIT TEST USING CASSAGRANDE APPARATUS - PLASTIC LIMIT TEST ON ROLLED THREAD
    CEN ISO/TS 22476-10 : 2005 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - FIELD TESTING - PART 10: WEIGHT SOUNDING TEST
    DIN 18122-1:1997-07 SOIL, INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - CONSISTENCY LIMITS - PART 1: DETERMINATION OF LIQUID LIMIT AND PLASTIC LIMIT
    DIN 18125-2:2011-03 SOIL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF DENSITY OF SOIL - PART 2: FIELD TESTS
    EN ISO/TS 17892-9 : 2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 9: CONSOLIDATED TRIAXIAL COMPRESSION TESTS ON WATER SATURATED SOIL
    SN 670345 : 1959
    ASTM D 3080 : 2004 Standard Test Method for Direct Shear Test of Soils Under Consolidated Drained Conditions
    ASTM D 854 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Soil Solids by Water Pycnometer
    BS 1377-5:1990 (published 1994-11) Methods of test for soils for civil engineering purposes Compressibility, permeability and durability tests
    BS 812-118(1988) : 1988 TESTING AGGREGATES - METHODS FOR DETERMINATION OF SULPHATE CONTENT
    CEN ISO/TS 17892-1:2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 1: DETERMINATION OF WATER CONTENT
    DIN 18124:2011-04 SOIL, INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF DENSITY OF SOLID PARTICLES - CAPILLARY PYKNOMETER, WIDE MOUTH PYCNOMETER, GAS PYCNOMETER
    EN ISO 22476-7 : 2012 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - FIELD TESTING - PART 7: BOREHOLE JACK TEST (ISO 22476-7:2012)
    XP P94 047 : 98 XP SOILS: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF THE ORGANIC MATTER CONTENT - IGNITION METHOD
    EN ISO/TS 17892-4 : 2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 4: DETERMINATION OF PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION
    DIN 18122-2:2000-09 SOIL - INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - PART 2: DETERMINATION OF THE SHRINKAGE LIMIT
    EN ISO/TS 17892-3 : 2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 3: DETERMINATION OF PARTICLE DENSITY - PYCNOMETER METHOD
    BS 1377-3(1990) : 1990 METHODS OF TEST FOR SOILS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING PURPOSES - PART 3: CHEMICAL AND ELECTRO-CHEMICAL TESTS
    DIN V 1054-100:1996-04 BAUGRUND - SICHERHEITSNACHWEISE IM ERD- UND GRUNDBAU - BERECHNUNG NACH DEM KONZEPT MIT TEILSICHERHEITSBEIWERTEN
    EN ISO 22476-4:2012 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - FIELD TESTING - PART 4: MENARD PRESSUREMETER TEST (ISO 22476-4:2012)
    NFP 94 056 : 1996 SOIL: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - GRANULOMETRIC ANALYSIS - DRY SIEVING METHOD AFTER WASHING
    EN ISO 14689-1 : 2003 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF ROCK - PART 1: IDENTIFICATION AND DESCRIPTION
    ASTM D 2974 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Test Methods for Moisture, Ash, and Organic Matter of Peat and Other Organic Soils
    NFP 1994 071-2 : 1994 SOIL: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DIRECT SHEAR TEST WITH SHEAR BOX APPARATUS - PART 2: CYCLIC TEST
    SN 670321 : 1994 ESSAIS SUR LES SOLS - ESSAI DE GONFLEMENT AU GEL ET ESSAI CRB APRES DEGEL (CRB<(INDEX)F>)
    DIN 18123:2011-04 SOIL, INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF GRAIN-SIZE DISTRIBUTION
    NFP 94 052-1 : 1995 SOIL: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - ATTERBERG LIMIT DETERMINATION - PART 1: LIQUID LIMIT - CONE PENETROMETER METHOD
    BS 1377-4:1990 (published 2002-12) Methods of test for soils for civil engineering purposes Compaction-related tests
    EN ISO/TS 17892-5 : 2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 5: INCREMENTAL LOADING OEDOMETER TEST
    DIN 18121-2:2012-02 SOIL, INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - WATERCONTENT - PART 2: DETERMINATION BY RAPID METHODS
    ASTM D 2435 : 2004 Standard Test Methods for One-Dimensional Consolidation Properties of Soils Using Incremental Loading
    EN ISO 22476-3:2005/A1:2011 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - FIELD TESTING - PART 3: STANDARD PENETRATION TEST (ISO 22476-3:2005)
    EN ISO/TS 17892-7 : 2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 7: UNCONFINED COMPRESSION TEST ON FINE GRAINED SOILS
    NS 8017 : 1ED 1991 GEOTECHNICAL TESTING - LABORATORY METHODS - DETERMINATION OF ONE-DIMENSIONAL CONSOLIDATION PROPERTIES BY ODOMETER TESTING - METHOD USING INCREMENTAL LOADING
    DIN 1054:2010-12 Subsoil - Verification of the safety of earthworks and foundations - Supplementary rules to DIN EN 1997-1
    EN 1997-1:2004/A1:2013 EUROCODE 7: GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN - PART 1: GENERAL RULES
    NFP 94 093 : 2014 SOILS: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF THE COMPACTION REFERENCE VALUES OF A SOIL TYPE - STANDARD PROCTOR TEST
    SN 670810C : 1986
    EN ISO/TS 17892-6 : 2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 6: FALL CONE TEST
    EN ISO/TS 17892-11 : 2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 11: DETERMINATION OF PERMEABILITY BY CONSTANT AND FALLING HEAD
    EN ISO 22476-12 : 2009 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - FIELD TESTING - PART 12: MECHANICAL CONE PENETRATION TEST (CPTM) (ISO 22476-12:2009)
    NFP 94 048 : 1996 SOIL: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF THE CARBONATE CONTENT - CALCIMETER METHOD
    EN ISO 22475-1 : 2006 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - SAMPLING METHODS AND GROUNDWATER MEASUREMENTS - PART 1: TECHNICAL PRINCIPLES FOR EXECUTION
    EN 1990:2002/A1:2005/AC:2010 EUROCODE - BASIS OF STRUCTURAL DESIGN
    BS 1377-8(1990) : 1990 METHODS OF TEST FOR SOILS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING PURPOSES - PART 8: SHEAR STRENGTH TESTS (EFFECTIVE STRESS)
    EN ISO/TS 17892-2 : 2004 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - LABORATORY TESTING OF SOIL - PART 2: DETERMINATION OF DENSITY OF FINE GRAINED SOIL
    BS 1377-2:1990 Methods of test for soils for civil engineering purposes Classification tests
    NFP 94 059 : 2000 SOILS: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - DETERMINATION OF MINIMAL AND MAXIMAL DENSITY OF COHESION LESS SOILS
    NFP 1994 074 : 1994 SOILS: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - SHEAR STRENGTH TESTS WITH REVOLVING TRIAXIAL TEST APPARATUS - APPARATUS - PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMENS - UNCONSOLIDATED AND UNDRAINED (UU) TEST - CONSOLIDATED AND UNDRAINED (CU+U) TEST WITH MEASUREMENT OF THE INTERSTITIAL PRESSURE - CONSOLIDATED, DRAINED (CD) TEST
    DIN 18129:2011-07 Soil, investigation and testing - Determination of lime content
    XP P94 090-1 : 97 XP SOIL: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - OEDOMETRIC TEST - PART 1: COMPRESSIBILITY TEST ON QUASI SATURATED FINE GRAINED SOIL WITH LOADING IN INCREMENTS
    SN 670335 : 1960 ESSAIS; POIDS SPECIFIQUE APPARENT; METHODE 'DU SABLE'
    NFP 1994 070 : 1994 SOILS: INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - SHEAR STRENGTH TESTS WITH TRIAXIAL TEST APPARATUS - GENERALITIES - DEFINITIONS
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