Workshop on penetration testing 2014

October 9th, 2014   

University of Pisa
Department of Energy, System, Territory and Construction Engineering (D.E.S.T.eC.)


Venue: Auditorium Opera Primaziale, Piazza Arcivescovado (in fondo a Piazza dei Miracoli), Pisa

9.00 – 10.30
Michele Jamiolkowski (Emeritus Professor, Technical University of Turin)
Role of in Situ Testing in Geotechnical Characterization of Copper Tailings

10.30 – 11.00 - COFFEE BREAK

11.00 – 11.30
Barbara Cosanti, Nunziante Squeglia & Diego Lo Presti (University of Pisa)
An innovative method to evaluate degree of compaction of river embankments using CPT

11.30 – 12.30
Paul Mayne (Georgia Institute of Technology – Atlanta Georgia – USA)
Geomaterial parameters from seismic piezocone testing

12.30 – 14.00 - LUNCH

14.00 – 14.30
Ilaria Giusti (University of Pisa) & Andrew Whittle (MIT Boston MA, USA)
Numerical modelling of piezocone penetration in clay

14.30 – 15.15
Silvano Marchetti (University of L’Aquila)
Estimating Liquefaction Resistance taking into account Stress History by DMT

15.15 – 15.45
Sara Amoroso ( INGV L’Aquila)
Use of SDMT results for engineering applications

15.45 – 16.15 - COFFEE BREAK

16.15 – 16.45
Claudia Meisina (University of Pavia) & Diego Lo Presti (University of Pisa)
Evaluating Liquefaction Potential of Soils Using CPT: A Case Study in the Central Po River Plain, Italy

16.45 – 17.15
Nunziante Squeglia, Diego Lo Presti, Barbara Cosanti (University of Pisa)
Re – evaluation of classification charts for CPTU in partially saturated loose silt mixtures