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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....

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...

What are the Purpose of Dewatering Foundation Excavations?

There are various reasons that enforce dewatering of foundation excavation such as to keep excavation bottom dry, prevent ground water or soil leakage, prevent...

What is Pile Drivability? Factors Influencing Pile Drivability and its Evaluation

What is pile drivability? It is the ability of the pile to be driven to a designated depth without suffering without sustaining damages. The ultimate...

Precautions for Bored Piles Construction and Inspection

There are several precautions that need to be considered while inspection and construction of bored pile foundation is preceded. These precautions will be discussed...

How to Prepare Engineering Report of Foundation Investigation?

According to Eurocode 7, engineering report of foundation investigation need to be prepared and submitted to the client or owner as part of design...

What are the Thickness Requirements of Strip Foundations?

There are number of factors that control a thickness of strip foundation such as losing condition, types of soil, and depth of foundation. The...

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