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    The Practice of Sampling Soil and Rock

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    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

    Author Information:

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

    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP26655S