Nippon Screw Weight System

January 5, 2020 admin 0

In the year of 2012 the NARO announced an in-situ ground survey machine, the Nippon Screw Weight System (NSWS), designed to overcome problems with the […]

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Atterberg limits

December 20, 2019 admin 0

The Atterberg limits are a basic measure of the critical water contents of a fine-grained soil: its shrinkage limit, plastic limit, and liquid limit. Depending […]

Conglomerates

November 18, 2019 admin 1

Definition and range of types CONGLOMERATES are all those coarse-grained sedimentary rocks that consist dominantly of gravel-sized (>2mm) clasts. They are also known as rudites. […]

Cone penetration test – CPT

November 18, 2019 admin 0

The cone penetration or cone penetrometer test (CPT) is a method used to determine the geotechnical engineering properties of soils and delineating soil stratigraphy. It […]

What Is a Tsunami?

November 16, 2019 admin 1

Major undersea earthquakes occasionally set in motion a series of large ocean waves that are known by the Japanese name tsunami (“harbor wave”). Most tsunamis […]