Annex A


List of test results of geotechnical test standards

(1) In Table A.1, field and laboratory tests are listed together with the respective test results which should be presented in the Ground Investigation Report (if applicable).

Table A.1 — List of test results of geotechnical standards
Field test a Test results
CPT — Cone penetration resistance (qc)
— Local unit side friction (fs)
— Friction ratio (Rf)
CPTU — Corrected cone resistance (qt)
— Local unit side friction (fs)
— Measured pore pressure (u)
Dynamic probing — Number of blows N10 for the following tests: DPL, DPM, DPH
— Number of blows (N10) or (N20) for the DPSH test
SPT — Number of blows N
— Energy correction Er
— Soil description
Ménard pressuremeter test — Pressuremeter modulus (EM)
— Creep pressure (pf)
— Limit pressure (pLM)
— Expansion curve
Flexible dilatometer test — Dilatometer modulus (EFDT)
— Deformation curve
All other pressuremeter tests — Expansion curve
Field vane test — Undrained shear strength (uncorrected) (cfv)
— Remoulded undrained shear strength (crv)
— Torque-rotation curve
Weight sounding test — Continuous record of weight sounding resistance
— Weight sounding resistance is:
   — either the penetration depth for a standard load;
   — or the number of half-turns required for every 0,2 m penetration, at the standard load of 1 kN
Plate loading test — Ultimate contact pressure (pu)
Flat dilatometer test — Corrected lift-off pressure (p0)
— Corrected expansion pressure (p1) at 1,1 mm
— Dilatometer modulus EDMT, material index (IDMT) and horizontal stress index (KDMT)
Laboratory testb Test results
Water content (soil) — Value of (w)
Bulk mass density (soil) — Value of (ρ)
Particle mass density (soil) — Value of (ρs)
Particle size distribution (soil) — Grain size distribution curve
Consistency limits (soil) — Plastic and liquid limit values (wp), (wL)
Density index (soil) — Values of emax, emin and ID
Organic content (soil) Loss on ignition (COM)
Carbonate content (soil) — Value of carbonate content (CCaCO3)
Sulfate content (soil) — Value of sulfate content (C2-SO4) or (C2-SO3)
Chlorite content (soil) — Value of chlorite content (CCl)
pH (soil) — Value of pH
Compressibility oedometer (soil) — Compressibility curve (different options)
— Consolidation curves (different options)
— Secondary compression curve (creep curve)
— Values of Eoed (stress interval) and σ'p or Cs, Cc, σ'p
— Value of Cα
Laboratory vane (soil) — Value of strength index (cu)
Fall cone (soil) — Value of strength index (cu)
Unconfined compression (soil) Value of strength index qu = 2cu
Unconsolidated undrained compression (soil) — Value of undrained shear strength (cu)
Consolidated triaxial compression (soil) — Stress-strain curve(s) and pore pressure curve
— Stress paths
— Mohr circles
c', φ' or cu
— Variations of cu with σ'c
— Deformation parameter(s) (E') or (Eu)
Consolidated direct shear box (soil) — Stress-displacement curve
τ–σ diagram
c', φ'
— Residual parameters
California bearing ratio (soil) — Value of the CBR index (ICBR)
Permeability (soil) — Value of the coefficient of permeability (k):
   — from direct laboratory permeability test
   — from field permeability tests
   — from oedometer test
Water content (rock) — Value of w
Density and porosity (rock) — Value of ρ and n
Swelling (rock) — Swelling Strain Index
— Swelling pressure
— Free swell
— Swell under constant load
Uniaxial compression and deformability (rock) — Value of σc
— Value of deformation modulus (E)
— Value of Poisson's ratio (v)
Point-load test (rock) — Strength index Is50
Direct shear test (rock) Stress-displacement curve
— Mohr diagram
c', φ'
— Residual parameters
Brazil test (rock) — Tensile strength (σT)
Triaxial compression test (rock) — Stress-strain curve(s)
— Stress paths
— Mohr circles
c', φ'
— Values of deformation modulus (E) and Poisson's ratio (ν)
a See Section 4.
b See Section 5.

Eurocode 7: Geotechnical design — Part 2: Ground investigation and testing