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PDI revamps the hardware and software for their Standard Penetration Test analyzing package

By Jim Chliboyko

It’s one of the rules of using software in your daily life: it’ll eventually need to be upgraded. It’s why you constantly get notifications from iTunes and Windows and every other app on your phone or every other program on your computer.

Recently, U.S.-based Pile Dynamics, Inc. (PDI) revamped both the hardware and software for their Standard Penetration Test (SPT) analyzing package.

For many decades, the SPT has been normalized based on the energy that it takes to drive this rod into the ground. There are several ways of assessing energy, many of them are empirical. The SPT Analyzer offers a way of measuring the energy that is better than just estimating empirically.

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