A new approach to the evaluation of water-pressure test results obtained in bedrock by the US Bureau of Reclamation Method

Bulut F., Boynukalin S., Tarhan F., Dilek R.

ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, vol.44, pp.235-243, 1996 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0013-7952(96)00076-2
  • Title of Journal : ENGINEERING GEOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.235-243


As is known, the permeability coefficient of saturated and unsaturated rock masses can be found using the Bureau of Reclamation Method, which uses single and double packer water-pressure test results obtained from drillholes. The Bureau of Reclamation Method is, however, a time-consuming processes.