In Situ Testing Soil and Rock

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Course Synopsis:

Did you know? Almost all US soil drilling rigs are equipped to perform the Standard Penetration Test (SPT).  In fact, the SPT is the most common in situ geotechnical test.

In situ tests are used to provide field measurements of soil and rock properties.  In situ test methods commonly uses in the continental U.S. are summarized and are discussed in detail in this chapter

Course Objectives:

This course teaches the following specific engineering knowledge and skills regarding In Situ Testing Soil and Rock:

  • A detailed description of methods and tests

  • The applications and procedures of each test and method

  • Introduction of current practices of methods and tests


CivilPDH is an approved PDH course provider. 

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