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DESIGN ISSUES IN PILE FOUNDATIONS

Pile foundations are one of the type of deep foundation. These foundations transfer load deeper to the hard strata much below the ground surface....

Soil Tests Required for Deep Foundations

Soil tests required for deep foundation to ensure the bearing capacity of the soil to support the loads from deep foundation. Types of soil tests for deep foundations are discussed.
Crazing in Concrete

CRAZING IN CONCRETE – CAUSES AND PREVENTION

Crazing in Concrete: Crazing in concrete is the development of a network of fine random cracks or fissures on the surface of concrete caused by...

PRESSURE BULB OR STRESS ISOBAR CONCEPT

Stress Isobar or Pressure Bulb ConceptAn isobar or pressure bulb is a stress contour or a line which connects all points below the ground...

SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS

A structure which can adapt to the changing environmental conditions is called SMART. This smartness can be achieved by using smart materials like Shape-memory alloys...

TYPES OF CHEMICAL ATTACKS ON CONCRETE STRUCTURES

Chemical attacks on concrete structures causes deterioration of structure and its durability is affected. The life of structure reduces and it can lead to...

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