Foundations

John Chaney

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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

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.

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

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.

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

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

How To Set Out Your Building Foundation – Profiles

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The Design: In order to set out the foundation of any Pompeii over, the design should be arranged on paper. The Plans: Excavating Your Foundations: After getting the plans organized and a position in the property for Pompeii oven, then dig out the base.

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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.

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

How to Prepare Engineering Report of Foundation Investigation?

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According to Eurocode 7, engineering report of foundation investigation need to be prepared and submitted to the client or owner as part of design. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation

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.

Buoyancy Rafts or Hollow Box Foundations or Floating Foundations in Building Construction

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Buoyancy rafts or hollow box foundations also known as the floating foundations is a type of deep foundation is used in building construction on soft. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation

Caisson (Pier) Foundation

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Caisson Foundation The foundation system of and the soils beneath the building prevent the complex from moving vertically. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Footing FoundationWhen a load is placed on.

Bar Bending Schedule for Pile Foundation with Calculations

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To clearly understand the bar bending schedule of a pile foundation, it is necessary to be familiar about the typical reinforcement details of a pile. Foundation Design Structural Engineering Pile Foundation Structural Structural Design

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

What is Punching Shear? Punching Shear in Slabs and Foundations

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Punching shear is a failure mechanism in structural members like slabs and foundation by shear under the action of concentrated loads. Structural Design Structural Engineering Foundation Slabs Structural

PILE FOUNDATION SELECTION BASED ON SOIL CONDITIONS

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Pile foundation selection depends on the soil data received from soil exploration bore holes at different depths. Selection of pile foundation types. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation Foundation Piles

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.

How to Setup Borehole Layout for Site Investigation of Different Foundations?

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Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering FoundationA borehole layout consists of several boreholes arranged in different plans as per requirement for site investigation of a construction project.

PILE FOUNDATION – NEED AND FUNCTIONS

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When it becomes impossible to provide the suitable surface foundation for a structure; the use of pile foundations becomes necessary, this situation. Foundation Engineering Pile Foundation Foundation Geotechnical Engineering

DETERMINING DEPTH OF FOUNDATION

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Many factors affects the determination of depth of foundation. Calculation for foundation depth is done based on type of soil, ground water table, Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation