STP483: The Practice of Sampling Soil and Rock

    Golder, HQ
    Director, H. Q. Golder & Associates Ltd., Cooksville, Ont.

    Pages: 7    Published: Jan 1971


    Sampling of soil and rocks is an engineering technique. This paper reviews the history of sampling and the present state of the technique for clays, sands, gravels, and rocks. The necessity of undisturbed samples is discussed as is, very briefly, the cost of sampling.


    clays, gravels, soils, rocks, sample, rock mechanics, sampling techniques, undisturbed samples, cost of sampling, evaluation, tests

    Paper ID: STP26655S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP26655S

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