Ground investigations mainly includes determining the condition of the ground, … To determine Ground layer thicknesses and the mechanical properties of soil. To collect detailed information about soil and ground samples . To determine strength of soil at different layers by conducting field as well as laboratory tests on soil.
How would you approach a ground investigation for a building structure? How would you approach a ground investigation for a building structure?
How would you approach a ground investigation for a building structure?
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Some of the ground investigation which are done before building construction are :-
– Desk study/preliminary risk assessments
– Trial pitting and trenching
– Window sampling and dynamic probe testing
– Insitu testing
– Cable percussive boreholes
Here, I will give you three main stages of soil investigation. They are given below:
- Preliminary Investigation
- Detailed Investigation
- Supplementary Investigation & Control
- Trial Pits and Trenches
- Window Sampling
- Light Cable percussive boreholes
- Rotary Boreholes
- Sonic Drilling