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DRILLED PIERS AND IT’S CONSTRUCTION

WHAT IS DRILLED PIER? A drilled pier is a deep foundation system that is a large diameter concrete cylinder constructed by placing fresh concrete and reinforcing steel into a drilled shaft. It is also called as caissons, drilled shafts, ...

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TYPES OF PILES BASED ON CONSTRUCTION METHOD

There are three types of pile foundations according to their construction methods: 1. Driven piles, 2. Cast-in-situ piles, and 3. Driven and cast-in-situ piles. Driven Pile Foundations: Driven pile foundations can be made from concrete, steel or timber. These piles are prefabricated before placing at ...

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IMPROVING BEARING CAPACITY OF SOIL

Selecting methods of improving bearing capacity of soils is necessary in many cases for the construction of foundation. Soil investigation is carried out to establish existing ground conditions and soil properties for selection of suitable foundation types for the structure. ...

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PILE FOUNDATION SELECTION BASED ON SOIL CONDITIONS

Pile foundation selection depends on the soil data received from soil exploration bore holes at different depths. Selection of pile foundation types and length depends on following conditions:Soil conditions Loads from structures Nature of loads Number of piles to be used Cost of constructionThere are ...

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CAPACITY OF PILE GROUP AND EFFICIENCY

Capacity of pile group is the sum of the individual capacities of piles, but it is influenced by the spacing between the piles. Piles are driven generally in groups in regular pattern to support the structural loads. The structural load is ...

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