There are number of factors that control a thickness of strip foundation such as losing condition, types of soil, and depth of foundation. The thickness requirements of strip foundation according to load conditions and depth of foundation are discussed. ...
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Category: Foundation Design
Structural design of foundation, its requirements, calculations and considerations.
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To clearly understand the bar bending schedule of a pile foundation, it is necessary to be familiar about the typical reinforcement details of a pile foundation. Pile foundation is a common type of deep foundation, used for supporting heavy ...
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 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 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.
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 ...
A concrete pedestal is a compression element provided to carry the loads from supported elements like columns, statues etc. to footing below the ground.
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.