Standard: ISO - FDIS 22476-11

GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND TESTING - FIELD TESTING - PART 11: FLAT DILATOMETER TEST

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This document establishes guidelines for the equipment requirements, execution of and reporting on flat dilatometer tests.

NOTE This document fulfils the requirements for flat dilatometer tests as part of the geotechnical investigation and testing according to EN 1997‑1 and EN 1997‑2.

The basic flat dilatometer test consists of inserting vertically into the soil a blade-shaped steel probe with a thin expandable circular steel membrane mounted flush on one face and determining two pressures at selected depth intervals: the contact pressure exerted by the soil against the membrane when the membrane is flush with the blade and, subsequently, the pressure exerted when the central displacement of the membrane reaches 1,10 mm.

Results of flat dilatometer tests are used mostly to obtain information on soil stratigraphy, in situ state of stress, deformation properties and shear strength. It is also used to detect slip surfaces in clays. The flat dilatometer test is most applicable to clays, silts and sands, where particles are small compared to the size of the membrane.

Organization: International Organization for Standardization
Document Number: fdis 22476-11
Publish Date: 2016-12-23
Page Count: 22
Change Type: STCH
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Inactive

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
ISO TS 22476-11 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2005-05-15 Revision: 1ST Status: INAC

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