EC7 Part 2

Designation Date (in UK) Name Title Status Comment
EN 1997-2 cites a large number of test standards (about 75 in total) broken down into a number of drafting tasks. The full listing is given below, and readers should note that others are still being added to the list
22475 Ground Investigation and Testing – Sampling Methods and Groundwater Measurement
BS EN ISO 22475-1 2007 Part 1 Technical principles for execution BS EN ISO 22475-1 is implemented by BS5930:2015 Planning of investigations, sampling and measurement strategies.

Currently under revision with Enquiry under way

BS EN ISO 22475-2 2007 Part 2 Qualification criteria for enterprises and personnel Implementation is by a normative BS, see below. Minimum qualifications for lead personnel and companies.

Currently under revision

BS EN ISO 22475-3 2008 Part 3 Conformity assessments of enterprises and personnel by third parties Implementation is by a normative BS, see below. Minimum criteria for external audit.

May well be deleted following revision of Parts 1 and 2

BS 22475-2 2011 Qualification criteria for enterprises and personnel Normative BS that increases the requirements on the Responsible Expert to include professional qualification and registration

UK industry may or may not be following this NORMATIVE Standard, but readers should check their practice

BS 22475-3 2011 Conformity assessments of enterprises and personnel by third parties Normative BS that requires that third party audit is annual.

UK industry is not following this NORMATIVE Standard

22476 Ground Investigation and Testing – Field Testing
BS EN ISO 22476-1 2013 Part 1 Electrical Cone and piezocone penetration tests Published February 2013 and so now implemented For details see Geotechnica Issue 16 Nov 2012:

Revision commenced in 2018

BS EN ISO 22476-2 2005 Part 2 Dynamic Probing

+A1:2011

Implemented 2007. Amendment published in 2012 Requires hammer calibration and rod straightness checks

UK to propose Revision for string stabilisation

BS EN ISO 22476-3 2005 Part 3 Standard Penetration test

+A1:2011

Implemented 2007. Amendment published in 2012 Requires hammer calibration and rod straightness checks

UK to propose Revision for string stabilisation

BS EN ISO 22476-4 2012 Part 4 Menard Pressuremeter test Published and so implemented Revision commenced in 2018
BS EN ISO 22476-5 2012 Part 5 Flexible dilatometer test Published and so implemented Revision commenced in 2018
BS EN ISO 22476-6 2018 Part 6 Self Boring pressuremeter test Published and so implemented
BS EN ISO 22476-7 2012 Part 7 Borehole jacking test Published and so implemented
BS EN ISO 22476-8 2018 Part 8 Full displacement pressuremeter test Published and so implemented
BS EN ISO 22476-9 Part 9 Field vane test 2014 enquiry failed.

Draft International Standard due mid 2019

UK submitted extensive comments in various stages of Enquiry.
BS EN ISO 22476-10 2017 Part 10 Weight sounding test
BS EN ISO 22476-11 2017 Part 11 Flat dilatometer test
BS EN ISO 22476-12 2009 Part 12 Mechanical cone penetration test Published and so implemented
BS EN ISO 22476-13 Part 13 Plate loading test In preparation
EN ISO 22476-14  Part 14 Borehole dynamic probing Committee draft produced; enquiry expected mid 2019 This involves carrying out DP at the base of a borehole
EN ISO 22476-15 2016 Part 15 Drilling parameters – recording Published 2016 and so now implemented
22477 Ground Investigation and Testing – Geotechnical Structure tests
BS EN ISO 22477-1 Part 1 Pile testing – Static axial compression Enquiry expected shortly
BS EN ISO 22477-2 Part 2 Pile testing – Static axial tension Not registered as a Work Item
BS EN ISO 22477-3 Part 3 Pile testing – Transverse tension Not registered as a Work Item
BS EN ISO 22477-4 2018 Part 4 Pile testing – Dynamic axial compression Published and so implemented
BS EN ISO 22477-5 2018 Part 5 Testing of grouted anchors Published and so implemented  Title altered.
BS EN ISO 22477-6 Part 6 Testing of nails Not currently registered as a Work Item
BS EN ISO 22477-7 Part 7 Testing of reinforced fill Not registered as a Work Item
BS EN ISO 22477-8 Part 8 Pile testing – Statnamic testing Not registered as a Work Item
BS EN ISO 22477-10  2018 Part 10 Rapid testing of piles Published and effectively implemented
22282 Ground Investigation and Testing – Geohydraulic tests
BS EN ISO 22282-1 2012 Part 1 General Rules BS 5930 clauses 25.4, 25.5, 27 and 28 deleted. Accommodated in BS5930:2015 For details of the contents of all six parts, see the summary in Geotechnica Issue 16 Nov 2012: http://www.equipegroup.com/services/thegeotechnica/issue16/theGeotechnica_issue16.html

Published Standards do not include soakaway tests, so the UK standard for these tests should continue to be use, namely BRE Digest 365

BS EN ISO 22282-2 2012 Part 2 Water permeability test in borehole without packer BS 5930 clauses 25.4, 25.5, 27 and 28 deleted. Accommodated in BS5930:2015
BS EN ISO 22282-3 2012 Part 3 Water pressure test in rock BS 5930 clauses 25.4, 25.5, 27 and 28 deleted. Accommodated in BS5930:2015
BS EN ISO 22282-4 2012 Part 4 Pumping tests BS 5930 clauses 25.4, 25.5, 27 and 28 deleted. Accommodated in BS5930:2015
BS EN ISO 22282-5 2012 Part 5 Infiltrometer tests BS 5930 clauses 25.4, 25.5, 27 and 28 deleted. Test not used in UK
BS EN ISO 22282-6 2012 Part 6 Closed packer systems BS 5930 clauses 25.4, 25.5, 27 and 28 deleted. Test not used in UK
17892 Ground Investigation and Testing – Laboratory testing
17892-1 2014 Part 1 Water content BS 1377-2:1990 clause 3.2 superseded BS 1377:1990 Parts 1 to 8 remain in force until further notice.

NB 1377-1 was  revised in 2016

and 1377-3 was revised in 2018

17892-2 2014 Part 2 Density of fine grained soils BS 1377-2:1990 clauses 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 superseded
17892-3 2015 Part 3 Density of solid particles BS 1377-2:1990 clause 8.3 superseded
17892-4 2016 Part 4 Particle size distribution BS 1377-2:1990 clause 9 superseded
17892-5 2017 Part 5 Oedometer test BS 1377-5:1990 clause 3 superseded
17892-6 2017 Part 6 Fall cone test No BS equivalent
17892-7 2018 Part 7 Compression test BS 1377-7:1990 clause 5 superseded
17892-8 2018 Part 8 Unconsolidated triaxial test BS 1377-7:1990 clause 7 superseded
17892-9 2018 Part 9 Consolidated triaxial test BS 1377-8:1990 superseded
17892-10 Part 10 Direct shear test BS 1377-7:1990 clauses 4, 5 and 6 will be superseded
Formal Vote complete, submitted for publication
17892-11 Part 11 Permeability test BS 1377-5:1990 clause 5 and 1377-6 clause 5 will be superseded

Enquiry complete, to be submitted for publication

17892-12 2018 Part 12 Atterberg limits BS 1377-2:1990 clauses 4 and 5 will be superseded
14688 Ground Investigation and Testing – Identification and classification of soil
BS EN ISO 14688-1 2018 Part 1 Identification and classification of soil – identification and description Implemented into UK practice July 07. Accommodated in BS5930:2015

Possible need for amendment in 2019

BS EN ISO 14688-2 2018 Part 2 Identification and classification of soil – Principles for a classification

+A1:2013 (changes very minor)

Implemented into UK practice July 07. Accommodated in BS5930:2015

Possible need for amendment in 2019

14689 Ground Investigation and Testing – Identification and classification of rock
BS EN ISO 14689 2018 Part number deleted Identification and classification of rock – Identification and description Implemented into UK practice July 07. Accommodated in BS5930:2015

Possible need for amendment in 2019

18674 Ground Investigation and Testing – Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments
EN ISO 18674-1 2015 Part 1 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments – General rules Published and so implemented
EN ISO 18674-2 2016 Part 2 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments –
Measurement of displacements along a line ; Extensometers
Published and so implemented
EN ISO 18674-3 2017 Part 3 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments –
Measurement of displacements along a line; Inclinometers
Published and so implemented
EN ISO 18674-4 Part 4 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments –
Measurement of displacements along a line; Piezometers
In preparation  Enquiry expected mid 2019
EN ISO 18674-5 Part 5 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments –
Measurement of displacements along a line; Total pressure cells
In preparation
EN ISO 18674-6 Part 6 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments –
Measurement of displacements along a line; Hydraulic settlement gauges
In preparation  Enquiry complete December 2018
EN ISO 18674-7 Part 7 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments –
Measurement of displacements along a line; Hydraulic settlement gauges
In preparation
EN ISO 18674-8 Part 8 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments –
Measurement of displacements along a line; Strain gauges
In preparation
EN ISO 18674-9 Part 9 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments –
Measurement of displacements along a line; Goedetic monitoring instruments
In preparation
EN ISO 18674-10 Part 10 Geotechnical monitoring by field instruments –
Measurement of displacements along a line; Vibration monitoring instruments
In preparation
OTHER TESTS or STANDARDS
BS 8574 2014 Code of practice for the management of geotechnical data for ground engineering projects. Published and implemented  All practitioners should be following the guidelines here for data management
EN ISO 17628 2014 Geothermal testing methods for geothermal heat exchanger Published and now implemented in UK
ISO 19901-8 2014 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Specific requirements for offshore structures — Part 8: Marine soil Investigations Should be considered as implemented for relevant investigations