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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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CONTAMINATED CONSTRUCTION SITE INVESTIGATION

Contaminated construction sites are those which possess risk to human health and environment. With the increase in demand for infrastructure development around the world and shortage of land available for the same, contaminated sites may be used for new construction ...

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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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SOIL NAILING TECHNIQUE AND TYPES

Soil nailing is a construction technique used to reinforce soil to make it more stable. Soil nailing is used for slopes, excavations, retaining walls etc. to make it more stable. In this technique, soil is reinforced with slender elements such ...

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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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SOIL STABILIZATION METHODS AND MATERIALS

Soil stabilization is a method of improving soil properties by blending and mixing other materials. Following are the various soil stabilization methods and materials: 1. Soil Stabilization with Cement: The soil stabilized with cement is known as soil cement. The cementing action ...

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