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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, loads from structure, bearing capacity of soil and other factors. General factors to be considered for determining depth ...Continue reading
There are different types of foundation for building construction and their uses depends on soil condition and loads from the structure. It is advisable to know suitability of each types of foundation before making any decision for their selection in any ...Continue reading
Continuous Flight Auger (CFA) Piles are also known as augercast piles, augered cast-in-place piles (ACIP), auger-pressure grout piles, drilled displacement piles and screw piles. Continuous flight auger piles is a type of drilled foundation in which the pile is ...Continue reading
Selection criteria for foundation for buildings depend on two factors, i.e. factors related to ground (soil) conditions and factors related to loads from the structure. The performance of foundation is based on interface between the loadings from the structure and ...Continue reading
Structural defects occur in foundations at construction stage. There can be many causes for these defects. The problem areas, effects in foundation ...Continue reading
Causes of Foundation Failure in Buildings Foundation failure can be attributed to several things. Most commonly foundation failure is caused by the movement of expansive and highly plastic soils beneath different sections of the foundation footings. This movement can be in ...Continue reading