Friday, 12 April 2013


==>> The purposes of subsoil exploration include the following:

l. Determining the nature of soil at the site and its stratification
2. Obtaining disturbed and undisturbed soil samples for visual identification and
appropriate laboratory tests
3. Determining the depth and nature of bedrock, if and when encountered
4. Performing somc in sl/u lield tests, such as permeability tests. vane
shear tests , and standard penetration tests
5. Observing drainage conditions from and into thc site
6. Assessinga ny special construction problems with respect to the existing  structure  nearby
7. Determining the position of the water table
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