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Different Types of Machine Foundations and their Uses

Machine foundations are special types of foundations required for machines, machine tools and heavy equipments which have wide range of speeds, loads and operating conditions. These foundations are designed considering the shocks and vibrations (dynamic forces) resulting from operation of ...

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TYPES OF FOUNDATION FAILURE ON SOILS AND REMEDIES

Foundation failure can cause the building to collapse. Foundation is the first element of a building where the construction starts, but when it fails, it can cause many defects in the building including failure or collapse of the building. Repair ...

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DESIGN OF FOOTINGS – IS-456 RECOMMENDATIONS

DESIGN OF FOOTINGS – IS-456 RECOMMENDATIONS: GENERAL 1. In sloped or stepped footings, the effective cross – section in compression shall be limited by the area above the neutral plane, and the angle of slope or depth and location of steps shall ...

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REINFORCEMENT DETAILING OF ISOLATED FOOTING

Foundations are of types like isolated footing, combined footing, strip footing, raft footing, pile foundations etc. They are selected based on structural requirement and soil conditions. Reinforcement detailing of footing is as much important as site investigation for the ...

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CONSTRUCTION OF WALL FOOTINGS

Wall footings are pad or spread and strip Footings. The basic purpose of this foundation is to spread the load over a larger area so that the soil is able to withstand the stress, and the safe bearing pressure is ...

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TYPES OF PAD FOUNDATIONS

Types of Pad Foundations Pad foundations are generally rectangular or square foundation to transfer load from structure to the ground. These are provided at shallow depth and are shallow foundations. Following are the types of pad foundations: Plain concrete is ...

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BLANKET RAFT FOUNDATION

The blanket raft foundation is a curst raft constructed on a stone blanket, which is built up in layers on the reduced sub-strata level. The basis of the action and design of the foundation is a composite action between the ...

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DESIGN OF RAFT FOUNDATION

DESIGN OF RAFT FOUNDATION Design Considerations: If the loads transmitted by the columns in a structure are so heavy or the allowable soil pressure so small that individual footings would cover more than about one-half of the area, it may be better ...

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