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Tolerances for Concrete Foundation Construction as per ACI 117M-10

Specification tolerances for concrete foundation construction as per ACI 117M such as tolerances for plumb line deviation, location displacement, deviation from elevation, plane and...

Steel Pile Foundations – Types, Design and Connections

Precast piles and driven cast in piles make use of steel pipes. In the case of precast or totally performed piles, there are two...

Soil Structures and its Types

The structure of soil is formed by the geometrical arrangement of soil particles with respect to each other. Different soils contain different structures and...

Floating Foundations – Principles, Suitability and Construction Difficulties

What is a Floating Foundation? A foundation is laid on ground by excavating some amount of soil. After that, a structure is built on it....

Pressuremeter Test on Soil for In-Situ Stress Strain Determination

What is a Pressuremeter? A pressuremeter is a device which is used to determine the stress strain relations of in-situ soil by pumping it into...

Tensile Piles or Uplift Piles – Piles Under Tension – Analysis and Design

Pile foundation that is constructed to resist the uplift forces can be called as Tension Piles. These are also called as uplift piles or...

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