Geotechnical & Geophysical Investigation


Name of the Equipment/Test : Seismic CONE PENETRATION TEST (SCPT)
Brand : GEOMIL, The Netherlands
Capacity : Pusher Capacity 200 kN
: Penetration Up to 35 m with seismic test.
Main Purpose(s) : Used to measure the cone resistance and sleeve resistance of soil.

Can generate a continuous profile of soil.

Can also be used to determine the velocity of seismic waves in soil.

Name of the Equipment /Test : CONE PENETRATION TEST (CPT)
Brand : ENVI, Sweden
Capacity : Pusher Capacity 200 kN
: Penetration Up to 70 m.
Main Purpose(s) : Used to measure cone resistance and sleeve resistance of soil, water pressure in the soil.

Can generate a continuous profile of soil.

Name of the Equipment : GROUND PENETRATING RADAR (GPR)
Brand : GSSI, USA
Capacity : Antenna Frequency 1.60 GHz, 900 MHz, 400 MHz, 200 MHz, 100 MHz
: Penetration Capacity 1 ft to 100 ft
Main Purpose(s) : Non-destructive structural, Geotechnical and Environmental Assessment including locating underground utilities and other substances.

Can be extensively used for detecting reinforcements in foundation.

Name of the Equipment : ELECTRIC RESISTIVITY
Brand : PASSI, Italy
Capacity : Capable of measuring soil resistivity up to 270 m depth.
Main Purpose(s) : Used to measure electrical resistivity of soil which can be further used for designing electrical grounding system.

Name of the Equipment : P/S LOGGING
Brand : Olson Instruments, USA
Capacity : Capable of shear data collection up to 100 m depth.
Main Purpose(s) : Used to determine the velocity of seismic waves (P and S wave) of soil which can be further used for dynamic site characterization.

Name of the Equipment : MICROTREMOR
Brand : OYO Corporation, Japan
Capacity : No. Of Channel 15
: Sampling Frequency 50, 100, 200, 500Hz and 1kHz
Main Purpose(s) : Used to determine natural frequency and shear weave velocity of soil.


Tri-axial Test

PS-Logging Test

CPT Test