In-situ Technologies

Lecturers: Achim Kopf, Tobias Mörz

Content:

Introduction to in situ measurements
autonomous probes: HF
autonomous probes (dynamic penetrometers)
CPT: historical background and simple systems ønshore
CPT offshore
CPT dynamic offshore systems
Special CPT systems and their data processing routines
Field project 1 introduction onshore (Mörz)
Field project 1: data acquisition
Field project 1: data acquisition
Field project 1: data acquisition
Field project 2 introduction offshore and data acquisition (Kopf)
Field project 2: data processing pt1
Field project 2: data processing pt2

Competences:

- understand basic principles of Cone Penetration Testing
- get hands-on experience using static and dynamic CPT tools
- gain basic knowledge in data processing and interpretation


Assessment:

- assessment of quality of the data report from teh CPT exercises onshore and offshore

Exam Form:

Praktikumsbericht

Literature:

Lunne, T., Robertson, P.K. & J.J.M. Powell, 1997. Cone Penetration Testing in Geotechnical Practice. Spon Press, pp.312.

Contents:

1st SWS: Introduction to in situ measurements
2nd SWS: autonomous probes: HF
3rd SWS: autonomous probes (dynamic penetrometers)
4th SWS: CPT: historical background and simple systems ønshore
5th SWS: CPT offshore
6th SWS: CPT dynamic offshore systems
7th SWS: Special CPT systems and their data processing routines
8th SWS: Field project 1 introduction onshore (Mörz)
9th SWS: Field project 1: data acquisition
10th SWS: Field project 1: data acquisition
11th SWS: Field project 1: data acquisition
12th SWS: Field project 2 introduction ffshore and data acquisition (Kopf)
13th SWS: Field project 2: data processing pt1
14th SWS: Field project 2: data processing pt2



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