BS 5930:2015

Code of practice for ground investigations

Standard Number BS 5930:2015
Title Code of practice for ground investigations
Publication Date
Replaces BS 5930:1999+A2:2010
Descriptors This British Standard is set out to follow, in broad terms, the sequence of a ground investigation from initial considerations through the phased design and implementation of an investigation programme and its reporting, to the continuing investigation during and after construction.
Keywords Site investigations, Construction operations, Soils, Soil surveys, Soil sampling, Soil testing, Ground water, Rocks, Safety measures, Occupational safety, Field testing, Excavations, Soil drilling, Aerial photography, Geological analysis, Sampling methods, Sampling equipment, Test specimens, Samples, Surveys, Soil-testing equipment, Geophysical measurement, Industrial, Planning, Mining, Land pollution, Land, Ecology, Extraction (minerals), Quarries, Quality assurance, Defects, Log sheets, Reports, Classification systems, Symbols, Laboratory testing, Personnel, Physical testing, Mechanical testing, Density measurement, Selection, Geology, Hydrology, Design
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