Cone Penetration Testing 2018contains the proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing (CPT’18, Delft, The Netherlands, 21-22 June 2018), and presents the latest developments relating to the use of cone penetration testing in geotechnical engineering. It focuses on the solution of geotechnical challenges using the cone penetration test (CPT), CPT add-on measurements and companion in-situ penetration tools (such as full flow and free fall penetrometers), with an emphasis on practical experience and application of research findings. The peer-reviewed papers have been authored by academics, researchers and practitioners from many countries worldwide and cover numerous important aspects, ranging from the development of innovative theoretical and numerical methods of interpretation, to real field applications.
Penetrometer equipment and testing techniques for offshore design of foundations, anchors and pipelines
M.F. Randolph et al.
Inverse filtering procedure to correct cone penetration data for thin-layer and transition effects
R.W. Boulanger and J.T. DeJong
Use of CPT for the design of shallow and deep foundations on sand
Evaluating undrained rigidity index of clays from piezocone data
S.S. Agaiby and P.W. Mayne
On the use of CPT for the geotechnical characterization of a normally consolidated alluvial clay in Hull, UK
L. Allievi et al.
New vibratory cone penetration device for in-situ measurement of cyclic softening
D. Al-Sammarraie et al.
Estimation of geotechnical parameters by CPTu and DMT data: A case study in Emilia Romagna (Italy)
S. Amoroso et al.
Cone penetration testing on liquefiable layers identification and liquefaction potential evaluation
E. Anamali et al.
Dutch field tests validating the bearing capacity of Fundex piles
S. Van Baars et al.
Estimation of spatial variability properties of mine waste dump using CPTu results— case study
I. Bagińska, M. Kawa and W. Janecki
Strength parameters of deltaic soils determined with CPTU, DMT and FVT
L. Bałachowski, K. Międlarz and J. Konkol
Estimation of the static vertical subgrade reaction modulus ks from CPT
N. Barounis and J. Philpot
Estimation of in-situ water content and void ratio using CPT for saturated sands
N. Barounis and J. Philpot
NMO-SCTT: A unique SCPT tomographic imaging algorithm
E. Baziw and G. Verbeek
Effect of piezocone penetration rate on the classification of Norwegian silt
A. Bihs et al
Quantifying the effect of wave action on seabed surface sediment strength using a portable free fall penetrometer
C. Bilici et al.
Interpretation of seismic piezocone penetration test and advanced laboratory testing for a deep marine clay
M.D. Boone et al.
CPT-based liquefaction assessment of CentrePort Wellington after the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake
J.D. Bray et al.
Use of CPTu for design, monitoring and quality assurance of DC/DR ground improvement projects
A. Brik and P.K. Robertson
Cost effective ground improvement solution for large scale infrastructure project
A. Brik and D. Tonks
Evaluation of existing CPTu-based correlations for the deformation properties of Finnish soft clays
B. Di Buo et al
Ultimate capacity of the drilled shaft from CPTu test and static load test
M.A. Camacho et al.
Interpreting properties of glacial till from CPT and its accuracy in determining soil behaviour type when applying it to pile driveability assessments
A. Cardoso et al.
Variable rate of penetration and dissipation test results in a natural silty soil
R. Carroll and P. Paniagua
Rapid penetration of piezocones in sand
S.H. Chow, B. Bienen and M.F. Randolph
Applying Bayesian updating to CPT data analysis
S. Collico et al.
Geotechnical characterization of a very soft clay deposit in a stretch of road works
R.Q. Coutinho, H.T. Barbosa and A.D. Gusmao
Analysis of drainage conditions for intermediate soils from the piezocone tests
R.Q. Coutinho and F.C. Mellia
Behaviour of granitic residual soils assessed by SCPTu and other in-situ tests
N. Cruz et al
Rate effect of piezocone testing in two soft clays
F.A.B. Danziger et al.
A modified CPT based installation torque prediction for large screw piles in sand
C. Davidson et al.
Effects of clay fraction and roughness on tension capacity of displacement piles
L.V. Doan and B.M. Lehane
Shaft resistance of non-displacement piles in normally consolidated clay
L.V. Doan and B.M. Lehane
Effects of partial drainage on the assessment of the soil behaviour type using the CPT
L.V. Doan and B.M. Lehane
Analysis of CPTU data for the geotechnical characterization of intermediate sediments
M.F. García Martínez, L. Tonni, G. Gottardi and I. Rocchi
Detection of soil variability using CPTs
T. de Gast, P.J. Vardon and M.A. Hicks
MPM simulation of CPT and model calibration by inverse analysis
P. Ghasemi et al.
Challenges in marine seismic cone penetration testing
P. Gibbs et al.
Numerical simulation of cone penetration test in a small-volume calibration chamber: The effect of boundary conditions
M. Goodarzi et al.
Transition- and thin layer corrections for CPT based liquefaction analysis
J. de Greef and H.J. Lengkeek
Soil classification of NGTS sand site (Oysand, Norway) based on CPTU, DMT and aboratory results
A.S. Gundersen et al.
Numerical study of anisotropic permeability effects on undrained CPTu penetration
L. Hauser et al.
Evaluating undrained shear strength for peat in Hokkaido from CPT
H. Hayashi and T. Yamanashi
Interpreting improved geotechnical properties from RCPTUs in KCl-treated quick clays
T.E. Helle, M. Long and S. Nordal
Some experiences using the piezocone in Mexico
E. Ibarra-Razo et al.
Evaluation of complex and/or short CPTu dissipation tests
E. Imre et al.
New Russian standard CPT application for soil foundation control on permafrost
O.N. Isaev et al.
Thermophysical finite element analysis of thawing of frozen soil by means of HT-CPT cone penetrometer
O.N. Isaev, R.F. Sharafutdinov and D.S. Zakatov
Large deformation modelling of CPT probing in soft soil—pore water pressure analysis
J. Konkol and L. Bałachowski
The use of neural networks to develop CPT correlations for soils in northern Croatia
M.S. Kovacevic et al.
CPT in thinly inter-layered soils
D.A. de Lange, J. Terwindt and T.I. van der Linden
CPT based unit weight estimation extended to soft organic soils and peat
H.J. Lengkeek, J. de Greef and S. Joosten
Impact of sample quality on CPTU correlations in clay—example from the Rakkestad clay
J.S. L’Heureux et al.
Use of the free fall cone penetrometer (FF-CPTU) in offshore landslide hazard assessment
J.S. L’Heureux et al.
Fibre optic cone penetrometer
P. Looijen et al.
Some considerations related to the interpretation of cone penetration tests in sulphide clays in eastern Sweden
A.B. Lundberg and E.A. Alderlieste
Effect of cone penetrometer type on CPTU results at a soft clay test site in Norway
T. Lunne et al.
Evaluation of CPTU Nkt cone factor for undrained strength of clays
P.W. Mayne and J. Peuchen
Applying breakage mechanics theory to estimate bearing capacity from CPT in polar snow
Empirical correlations to improve the use of mechanical CPT in the liquefaction potential evaluation and soil profile reconstruction
C. Meisina, S. Stacul and D.C. Lo Presti
Rigidity index (IR) of soils of various origin from CPTU and SDMT tests
Z. Młynarek, J. Wierzbicki and K. Stefaniak
A state parameter-based cavity expansion analysis for interpretation of CPT data in sands
P.Q. Mo and H.S. Yu
Permeability estimates from CPTu: A numerical study
L. Monforte et al.
Pore pressure measurements using a portable free fall penetrometer
M.B. Mumtaz, N. Stark and S. Brizzolara
Influence of soil characteristics on cone and ball strength factors: Case studies
T.D. Nguyen and S.G. Chung
A method for predicting the undrained shear strength from piezocone dissipation test
E. Odebrecht, F.M.B. Mantaras and F. Schnaid
Realistic numerical simulations of cone penetration with advanced soil models
Z.Y. Orazalin and A.J. Whittle
Calibrating NTH method for φ′ in clayey soils using centrifuge CPTu
Z. Ouyang and P.W. Mayne
CPT interpretation and correlations to SPT for near-shore marine Mediterranean soils
S. Papamichael and C. Vrettos
Characterization of a dense deep offshore sand with CPT and shear wave velocity profiling
J.G. Parra, A. Veracoechea and N. Vieira
Calibration of cone penetrometers in accredited laboratory
J. Peuchen, D. Kaltsas and G. Sinjorgo
Defining geotechnical parameters for surface-laid subsea pipe-soil interaction
J. Peuchen and Z. Westgate
Shallow depth characterisation and stress history assessment of an over-consolidated sand in Cuxhaven, Germany
V.S. Quinteros et al.
Assessment of pile bearing capacity and load-settlement behavior, based on Cone Loading Test (CLT) results
Ph. Reiffsteck, H. van de Graaf and C. Jacquard
CPT based settlement prediction of shallow footings on granular soils
J. Rindertsma et al.
Analysis of acceleration and excess pore pressure data of laboratory impact penetrometer tests in remolded overconsolidated cohesive soils
R. Roskoden et al.
CPT-based parameters of pile lengths in Russia
I.B. Ryzhkov and O.N. Isaev
Comparison of settlements obtained from zone load tests and those calculated from CPT and PMT results
A. Sbitnev, B. Quandalle and J.D. Redgers
Direct use of CPT data for numerical analysis of VHM loading of shallow foundations
J.A. Schneider et al.
Evaluation of existing CPTu-based correlations for the undrained shear strength of soft Finnish clays
J. Selänpää et al.
Applications of RCPTU and SCPTU with other geophysical test methods in geotechnical practice
Z. Skutnik, M. Bajda and M. Lech
CPT in a tropical collapsible soil
C.S.M. Soares et al
Liquefaction resistance by static and vibratory cone penetration tests
F.T. Stähler et al.
In situ characterisation of gas hydrate-bearing clayey sediments in the Gulf of Guinea
F. Taleb, S. Garziglia and N. Sultan
Gas effect on CPTu and dissipation test carried out on natural soft-soil of Barcelona Port
D. Tarragó and A. Gens
Comparison of cavity expansion and material point method for simulation of cone penetration in sand
F.S. Tehrani and V. Galavi
Soil behavior and pile design: Lesson learned from some prediction events—part 1: Aged and residual soils
Soil behavior and pile design: Lesson learned from recent prediction events—part 2: Unusual NC soils
A probabilistic approach to CPTU interpretation for regional-scale geotechnical modelling
L. Tonni et al.
CPTu-based soil behaviour type of low plasticity silts
L.A. Torres-Cruz and N. Vermeulen
Interpretation of soil stratigraphy and geotechnical parameters from CPTu at Bhola, Bangladesh
Z.A. Urmi and M.A. Ansary
Thermal Cone Penetration Test (T-CPT)
P.J. Vardon, D. Baltoukas and J. Peuchen
Development of numerical method for pile design to EC7 using CPT results
J.O. Vasconcelos et al.
Prehistoric landscape mapping along the Scheldt by camera- and conductivity CPT-E
J. Verhegge, Ph. Crombé and M. van den Wijngaert
Comparative analysis of liquefaction susceptibility assessment by CPTu and SPT tests
A. Viana da Fonseca et al.
Application of CPT testing in permafrost
N.G. Volkov, I.S. Sokolov and R.A. Jewell
Comparison of mini CPT cone (2 cm2) vs. normal CPT cone (10 cm2 or 15 cm2) data, 2 case studies
G.T. de Vries, C. Laban and E. Bliekendaal
The development of “Push-heat”, a combined CPT-testing/thermal conductivity measurement system
G.T. de Vries and R. Usbeck
Free fall penetrometer tests in sand: Determining the equivalent static resistance
D.J. White et al.
The variability of CPTU results on the AMU-Morasko soft clay test site
J. Wierzbicki, R. Radaszewski and M. Waliński
Shear strengths determined for soil stability analysis using the digital Icone Vane
M. Woollard et al.
Metal objects detected and standard parameters measured in a single CPT using the Icone with Magneto click-on module
M. Woollard et al.
Simulation of liquefaction and consequences of interbedded soil deposits using CPT data
Correlations among SCPTU parameters of Jiangsu normally consolidated silty clays
H. Zou et al.