Design Parameter Manual 

In conjunction with Dr. Paul Mayne of the Georgia Institute of Technology, ConeTec has produced a comprehensive CPTu design parameter manual, which is available for download. 

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Reference Materials

As an industry leader, ConeTec has written or sponsored numerous papers on a wide variety of topics related to geotechnical site investigations. ConeTec has an extensive engineering reference library with over 500 papers. Topics include:

  • Soil Interpretation
  • Pore Pressure Interpretation
  • Soil Strength
  • Shallow foundations
  • Deep Foundations
  • Ground Improvement
  • Pile Design
  • Liquefaction Assessment
  • Blast Densification
  • Tailings engineering