Evolution of geotechnical investigations in Italy after the Second World War

Ferruccio Cestari

Abstract

In this paper the writer presents the evolution of on site geothecnical investigations based on its own real-life experiences during more than fifty years of activity, both in Italy and in many sites abroad. The object of the paper is to give a panorama of methods and equipments development, to perform geotechnical site investigations, from a very poor initial practice to an European and Worldwide appreciated mastery of this activity

Keywords

drilling, in situ tests, penetrometers, static, dynamic

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