TRB CPT Webinar on June 29, 2021

Cone penetration testing rig courtesy of ConeTec
Cone penetration testing rig courtesy of ConeTec

The Transportation Research Board will be hosting a webinar entitled “One Pack to Rule Them All-The Cone Penetration Test Expansion Pack” on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern. The webinar will identify available CPT sensor modules, tools, and in-situ tests available beyond standard CPT investigations. Presenters will discuss sensors that include seismic and pore-water pressure. They will also highlight case studies that have used non-standard CPT tools to convey these methods’ added value.

  1. CPT probe modules for site characterization: Diane Moug, Portland State University
  2. Case example of improving field practice: Gerald Verbeek, Eijkelkamp North America
  3. Use cases beyond the “typical” application of the CPTu:  Diane Moug, Portland State University
  4. Question and answer session: Derrick Dasenbrock, Federal Highway Administration

Courtesy of Ben Rivers with the FHWA.