Abstract Preview

This document specifies equipment requirements, the execution of and reporting on the Ménard pressuremeter test.

This document describes the procedure for conducting a Ménard pressuremeter test in natural grounds, treated or untreated fills, either on land or off-shore.

The pressuremeter tests results of this document are suited to a quantitative determination of ground strength and deformation parameters. They can yield lithological information in conjunction with measuring while drilling performed when creating the borehole (according to ISO 22476-15). They can also be combined with direct investigation (e.g. sampling according to ISO 22475-1) or compared with other in situ tests (see EN 1997-2).


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2021-09
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 60
  • :
    ISO/TC 182
    Geotechnics
  • 93.020
    Earthworks. Excavations. Foundation construction. Underground works

Buy this standard

Format Language
PDF + ePub
Paper
  • CHF178

Got a question?

Check out our FAQs

Customer care
+41 22 749 08 88

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday - 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (UTC+1)

Keep up to date with ISO

Sign up to our newsletter for the latest news, views and product information.