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Title: Apparatus and process for an off-surface cone penetrometer sensor

Abstract

A cone penetrometer is provided having a pivoting arm which deploys a variable distance from the surface of the cone penetrometer. Sensors placed on the end of the deployable arm provide for data collection outside a compression zone created by the insertion of the cone penetrometer.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Augusta, GA
  2. Evans, GA
  3. Martinez, GA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Savannah River Company, L.L.C. (Aiken, SC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
921312
Patent Number(s):
6553852
Assignee:
Westinghouse Savannah River Company, L.L.C. (Aiken, SC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E02 - HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING E02D - FOUNDATIONS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-96SR18500
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Smail, Timothy R, French, Phillip J, and Huffman, Russell K. Apparatus and process for an off-surface cone penetrometer sensor. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Smail, Timothy R, French, Phillip J, & Huffman, Russell K. Apparatus and process for an off-surface cone penetrometer sensor. United States.
Smail, Timothy R, French, Phillip J, and Huffman, Russell K. Tue . "Apparatus and process for an off-surface cone penetrometer sensor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/921312.
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