ConcreteFoundation

Franki Pile – Definition – Applications – Advantages & Disadvantages

While you’re discussing about different types of pile foundation, it is important to know about Franki Pile.A pile is a long, slender member which is used to transfer the load of building to a suitable bearing stratum and provide overall support to the structure. A pile foundation is more common foundation nowadays. This type of foundation is preferred for multi-story building where…
Read more
Uncategorized

Pile Foundation Construction Procedure

We have already defined the pile foundation, its type and importance in case of low bearing ground conditions. But this post will mainly deal about the procedures and steps that are undertaken for the construction of pile foundation. Pile foundation construction procedure is…
Uncategorized

Difference between End Bearing Piles and Skin Friction Piles.

Deep foundation especially pile foundation is best suited and mostly used for a low bearing and bad textured soil or for the heavy load structures. Bearing capacity is the deciding factor for the geotechnical design of foundation. Bearing capacity of soil is defined as load bearing capacity of the soil without having different settlement as well as shear failure in the undernetath soil of the…
Read more
Uncategorized

Types of Piles Foundation and their Classification

A pile is a long slender foundation member, made either of timber, structural steel or concrete which might be cast-in-situ or driven and acts as a structural member to transfer the load of the structure to a required depth in deep foundations carrying a load which may be vertical or lateral or lateral plus verticalTypes of Piles Foundation The piles may be classified as follows…
Read more
Uncategorized

Download Foundaiton Design and Construction Handbook by Tomlinson PDF

Protection of foundation structures against attack by soils and ground waterA site investigation in one form or another is always required for any engineering or building structure. The investigation may range in scope from a simple examination of the surface soils with or without a few shallow trial pits, to a detailed study of the soil and ground water conditions to a considerable depth below…
Read more