Foundations

John Chaney

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Reasons for collapsing of foundation

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There are several reasons for collapsing of foundation which range from poor soil condition, structural faults etc. Given below, some of the major causes for collapsing of foundation :- 1. Collapsing of Foundation because of surpassing the bearing strength of soil 2.

Some vital factors of building foundation system

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The foundation stands for a supporting member of the structure. The purpose of the foundation is to deliver all loads from the walls or columns of the building to the Earth. A foundation is the part of the building that touches the ground directly.

Cost of Pile Foundation vs. Other Foundations for Construction Projects

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Selection of pile foundations based on cost vs. other foundations for construction projects and factors affecting pile foundation cost is. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation

Raft foundation construction details

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This construction article provides the detail construction methods for raft foundation of a building. The raft foundation is conducted for the multistory buildings or building having heavy loads.

Variation among pad foundation, strip foundation and raft foundation

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Shallow foundation is generally described as foundation that contains founding level below 3m from ground surface. Pad foundation stands for the foundation that is specifically developed for retaining concentrated loads out of a single point load like structural columns.

Benefits of raft foundation

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Raft foundation stands for a type of foundation developed for the reinforced concrete slab having consistent thickness (150 mm to 300 mm) that expands over the large area particularly whole footprint of the building. By arranging raft foundation, this risk is reduced.

What are the Serviceability Requirements of Foundation Structure?

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Serviceability requirements are set of conditions under which a foundation structure is considered to be useful. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Settlement of foundation

Some useful guidelines to develop a building foundation

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While building up a foundation for a building, adequate knowledge is required with some particular steps to make sure that the footings will retain the weight of the building through rest of time. A safety factor is arranged for safety all through the foundation design.

Shifting and Tilting of Well Foundations

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Shifting and tilting problems occurs generally during sinking process of well foundations. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Others Caisson Foundation Foundation tilting well foundations

Types of Material Used in Pile Foundation

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Different types of material used in the pile foundation are cement, steel, timber and plastic which are a slender, structural member installed in the. Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering How To Guide Structural Engineering

Tolerances for Concrete Foundation Construction as per ACI 117M-10

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Specification tolerances for concrete foundation construction as per ACI 117M such as tolerances for plumb line deviation, location displacement, Foundation Design Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Foundation Structural Structural Design

Major Issues During Pile Foundation Construction and Remedies

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There are several issues that may be encountered during pile foundation construction. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation FoundationThese problems will cause deficiency in the capacity of the.

Some vital guidelines to build up a raft foundation

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A raft foundation alias mat foundation refers to a continuous slab that stands on the soil that expands over the whole footprint of the building, thus provides strong support to the building as well as transmits its weight to the ground.

How to Pour Concrete Foundation?

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Pouring concrete foundation is considerably important phase of foundation construction and plays vital role for the success of the the project. So, Concrete Work Procedure Work Procedures

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How to Choose Type of Pile Foundation for Construction?

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How to choose type of pile foundation? Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Pile FoundationThe types of pile along with their advantages and disadvantages and applications can be used to guide designer.

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How to start marking for foundation

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This construction video provides detailed guidelines on foundation marking. Proper marking of the foundations is specifically important for new walls to make sure that the foundations contain the exact size and are in the perfect position to bear the load of the wall.

What are the Thickness Requirements of Strip Foundations?

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There are number of factors that control a thickness of strip foundation such as losing condition, types of soil, and depth of foundation. Foundation Design Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Foundation Structural Structural Design

Floating Foundations – Principles, Suitability and Construction Difficulties

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What is a Floating Foundation? A foundation is laid on ground by excavating some amount of soil. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering FoundationAfter that, a structure is built on it. In case of.

Pile Foundation Spacing and Skin Fraction in Pile Group Construction

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Pile foundation spacing and skin friction in a pile group decides the design of pile foundation, its efficiency and capacity in any pile. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation Foundation Piles

Vibration Analysis of Machine Foundations

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Machine Foundation is subjected to dynamic loads. These loads develop the vibratory motions which will transmit into the soil below the foundation. Foundation Design Structural Analysis Structural Engineering Foundation Structural

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when we compare grillage foundation and pile foundation for a site containing soil of low bearing capacity, which one is economical? Read More at

What is Foundation in Construction? Purpose and the Functions of Foundations

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Foundation is the lowest part of the building or the civil structure that is in direct contact with the soil which transfers loads from the structure. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Structural

What are the Purpose of Dewatering Foundation Excavations?

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There are various reasons that enforce dewatering of foundation excavation such as to keep excavation bottom dry, prevent ground water or soil. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Excavation Foundation

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Details of Foundation in Construction?

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A foundation alias ground sill is the low part or sub-structure of an architectural structure that is artificially constructed on the soil to transmit loads from the structure to the ground securely. The solid ground on which the foundation is supported is known as the Foundation Bed.

Effect of Soil Liquefaction on Pile Foundation and its Remedies

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Pile foundations are likely to experience liquefaction and its effects on such foundation are in several forms or ways. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation Foundation

Construction of Foundation – Depth, Width, Layout and Excavation

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Procedure for construction of foundation starts with decision on its depth, width and marking layout for excavation and centerline of foundation. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Design Foundation How To Guide Structural Design

Some useful tips for proper foundation design

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The foundations should remain as shallow as possible, in conformity with climatic effects and strength of the surface soil; specifically in waterlogged ground. Foundation design should be inexpensive & supported with updated technology to curtail piling cost.

Steel Pile Foundations – Types, Design and Connections

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Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation FoundationPrecast piles and driven cast in piles make use of steel pipes. In the case of precast or totally performed piles, there are two classification such.

How to Design Economical Foundations and Prevent Construction Issues at Site?

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There are various considerations for design of economical foundations and practical construction issues to prevent problems in future and make the. Foundation Design Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Foundation Structural Structural Design

FOUNDATION TYPES AND USES

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There are different foundation types and uses of these depends on the soil condition and loads from the structure. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Soil

Investigation of Rock Mass Properties for Foundation Construction

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There are various properties of mass rocks that need to be investigated before it is utilized in the foundation construction. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation

“Show Me”: Assessing The Foundation For Worker Training

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Unfortunately, we find that much of this training has no foundation… Let me explain. I have done hundreds of Task Based Risk Assessments and handled expert cases for OSHA or personal injury where there is no foundation for the worker “training.”

Types of Soil Movements -Causes and Recommended Suitable Foundations

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Various types of soil movements occur disregard of the stresses imposed on the ground by foundations. Causes and suitable foundations for ground. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation

SO-Foundation, a powerful construction program for finding out the bearing strength of shallow foundation

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Soil Office, the leading developer of various geotechnical engineering software, has created SO-Foundation. It is a powerful construction program that can be used to compute bearing strength of shallow foundations in view of both “shear failure” and “settlement”.

FOUNDATION SETTLEMENT

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Settlement of foundation, differential settlement of foundation and uniform settlement of foundation occurs due to types of soil under the. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Settlement of foundation