The dynamic effects have not been considered for the PANDA®. Nevertheless, these effects are reduced to a minimum as the speed of deformation is very low. The advantage of the PANDA® sounding (compared to pile driving) is that you can reduce the hammering speed (and force) when you perform a sounding on a “weak” soil.
Does the PANDA® account for any dynamic effects in the test results?
Apr 22, 2022