SOIL INVESTIGATION AND EXPLORATION

The purpose of site investigation is to get clear information about the soil and hydrological conditions at the site. Site reconnaissance It means the inspection of the site and study of topography to get a proper information about the soil and ground ...

FLOATING CAISSONS

In certain cities and even countries the demand for land and space is rapidly exceeding the supply. Maritime centers do not escape from this reality, the continuous expansion of commercial maritime traffic and activities in seaports due to increases ...

PILE INSTALATION METHODS

The installation process and method of installations are equally important factors as of the design process of pile foundations. pile installation methods are installation by pile hammer and boring by mechanical auger. In order to avoid damages to the piles, during ...

LOAD ON PILES

Piles can be arranged in a number of ways so that they can support load imposed on them. Vertical piles can be designed to carry vertical loads as well as lateral loads. If required, vertical piles can be combined with ...

TYPES OF PILES

Classification of pile with respect to load transmission and functional behaviorEnd bearing piles (point bearing piles) Friction piles (cohesion piles ) Combination of friction and cohesion pilesEnd bearing piles These piles transfer their load on to a firm stratum located at a considerable ...