Foundations

John Chaney

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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

Benefits of raft foundation

Construction Cost Estimating

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.

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

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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

Variation among pad foundation, strip foundation and raft foundation

Construction Cost Estimating

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.

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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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

Building The Foundation For A Great Safety Culture

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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

Details of Foundation in Construction?

Construction Cost Estimating

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Construction Cost Estimating

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”.

PILE FOUNDATION INSTALLATION USING DIRECT MUD CIRCULATION METHOD

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Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation FoundationDirect Mud Circulation method of installation of bored cast in-situ piles is used when working-space is a huge constraint i.e. Industries and power.

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

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

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

CAISSON (PIER) FOUNDATION – TYPES, CONSTRUCTION & ADVANTAGES

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What is a Caisson Foundation? A caisson foundation also called as pier foundation is a watertight retaining structure used as a bridge pier, in the. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Footing Foundation

Details of Machine Foundation

Construction Cost Estimating

The design of machine foundation is carried out for evaluating vibration characteristics of the foundation system cautiously. The machine manufacturer supplies the appropriate data essential for the design and development of the machine foundation of machine before creating the 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

Details of Deep Foundation

Construction Cost Estimating

A deep foundation means a type of foundation that disperse building loads to the earth more distant down from the surface, what a shallow foundation perform, to a subsurface layer or a range of depths. building loads concrete constructions deep foundation structure

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