EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 249, 2021Powders & Grains 2021 – 9th International Conference on Micromechanics on Granular Media
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Particle Simulations and Particle-Based Methods|
|Published online||07 June 2021|
DEM examination of SPT correction factors
Division of Geotechnical Engineering and Geosciences, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UPC Barcelona Tech, 08034, Barcelona, Spain
2 Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, 52074 Aachen, Germany
3 School of Science and Engineering, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, United Kingdom
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 7 June 2021
The Standard Penetration Test (SPT) is the most widely used method for dynamic testing of soils. The test is simple and robust but difficult to control and not fully standardized. As a result, experimental results typically show large variations and poor repeatability. To mitigate that correction factors such as energy normalization and rod length have been introduced in SPT practice. This study provides an examination of the two correction factors using models based on the discrete element method (DEM).
A video is available at https://doi.org/10.48448/zpv5-jh18
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2021
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.