Standard Penetration Tests. Cone Penetration Tests. Vane Test. Pressuremeter Tests. Dilatometer Tests. If you use or need to know how to use any or all of these tests, then this is the book for you. Fernando Schnaid takes each test in turn, showing how and when to use them. The tests are illustrated with nearly 200 figures and photographs, as well as real examples from companies including A.P. van den Berg and Fugro ltd. Ideal for practising engineers in the fields of Geomechanics and Environmental Engineering, this book solves numerous common problems in site characterization. Also a helpful guide for students coming to the end of their engineering courses and looking to work in this sector.