Corrosion Protection Methods for Underwater Piles

Corrosion protection of underwater piles is essential in case of steel piles. When steel piles are used in seawater, it reacts chemically to form anodes and cathodes resulting in the flow of electricity, which results in the corrosion of anodic ...

TYPES OF SOIL TESTS FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

Types of Soil tests for building construction works depend on properties of soil. Design of foundation is based on soil test report of construction site. Soil tests for construction of buildings or any structure is the first step in construction planning ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

FACTORS AFFECTING SELECTION OF FOUNDATION FOR BUILDINGS

Factors affecting selection of foundation for a building can be many from the soil conditions to the type of structure and loads from the building. All the factors are considered during selection of foundation for durable building construction. Factors Affecting Selection ...