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Structural design of foundation, its requirements, calculations and considerations.

How to Design Economical Foundations and Prevent Construction Issues at Site?

There are various considerations for design of economical foundations and practical construction issues to prevent problems in future and make the foundation economical.

Uncased Cast-in-Situ Concrete Piles – Types and Uses

Uncased cast in situ piles are used where the ground does not disturb pile hole with soil or water falling in it. Types and uses of this pile is discussed.

Cased Cast-in-Situ Concrete Piles – Types, Uses and Advantages

Cased piles consist a shell around it and these piles when casted in site are called cased cast-in-situ concrete piles. Types and advantages of these piles are discussed.

Vibration Analysis of Machine Foundations

Machine Foundation is subjected to dynamic loads. These loads develop the vibratory motions which will transmit into the soil below the foundation. The effect...


A concrete pedestal is a compression element provided to carry the loads from supported elements like columns, statues etc. to footing below the ground.

What are Types of Foundation Failure Under Loads?

Types of foundation failure depend on the load it is subjected to. A foundation can fail in three different ways i.e. punching and one-way shear and flexure.

Isolated Footing Design Example and Excel Sheet

Isolated footing design example with step by step procedure and isolated footing design excel sheet (spreadsheet) is also provided for easy and fast calculation.Learning...

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