Typical applications of the method. Description of the necessary setup and procedure for performing the test. Recording the foundation identification and test results.
Keywordsdeep foundation, existing structures, elastic waves
When adding load on existing structures or excavating near them, knowing the actual foundation depth is of utmost importance. The proposed method is applied when no such information is available and where the top of the foundation is inaccessible. It will be used by geotechnical and structural engineers, as well as local authorities, highway departments and contractors.
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