Demanding a thorough knowledge of material behaviour and numerical modelling, site characterisation and in situ test interpretation are no longer just basic empirical recommendations.Giving a critical appraisal of the understanding and assessment of the stress-strain-time and strength characteristics of geomaterials, this book explores new interpre

1. Introduction  2. Standard Penetration Test (SPT)  3. Piezocone Penetration Test (CPTU)  4. Vane Test  5. Pressuremeter Tests  6. Flat Dilatometer Test (DMT)  7. Design Parameters: Guidelines