The use of pressuremeters in predicting in situ soil properties is increasing as the technique becomes established as a reliable method of site investigation. This book provides a thorough review of the topic and its use in site investigation.
List of symbols. Introduction. Pressuremeter probes and testing equipment. Site operations. Analysis of expanding cavities. Factors affecting the interpretation of pressuremeter tests. Interpretation of pressuremeter tests. Design rules and applications. Choice of pressuremeter, specifications and developments. Appendix: Specifications and quantities. References and bibliography.