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Category : Foundation Design

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

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

Uncased cast in situ piles are used where the ground does not disturb the pile hole with soil or water falling in it. They are cheaper than the cased piles but not as much as efficient than cased piles. Skilled workers ...

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 on soil caused by these vibrations is analyzed using principles of soil dynamics and theory of ...

What is Concrete Pedestal? Construction and Uses of Pedestals

What is Concrete Pedestal? A concrete pedestal is a compression element provided to carry the loads from supported elements like columns, statues etc. to footing below the ground. It is generally provided below the metal columns. In general pedestal width ...

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 under loads. Types of Foundation Failure Under Loads Following are the different types of failure of foundations: Punching shear failure One-way shear ...

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 design with examples is always the best method of learning. Step by step procedure for structural ...

Design of Reinforced Concrete Footings: ACI 318-14 and IS456

Reinforced concrete footing are designed based on column loads and moments at base and the soil data. This article shed light on the design of reinforced concrete footing. Reinforced concrete footing types  Following are the types of foundations in order of preference ...