• Geology
  • Published 1986

Question i: earthworks - drainage - subgrade; Australia

  title={Question i: earthworks - drainage - subgrade; Australia},
  author={A Tinni},
Over the last three years there has been a marked increase of road construction by contract. This has necessitated more detailed geotechnical investigations and reporting. The paper describes new equipment and techniques used and investigated. These include piezo cone penetrometer, electromagnetic methods for subsurface exploration and various applications of remote sensing. Use of geotextiles in slip restoration and for maintenance of constant moisture conditions in embankments are described… CONTINUE READING