Plate load test is a field test, which is performed to determine the ultimate bearing capacity of soil and the probable settlement under a given load. This test is very popular for selection and desi…

A building, which has a basement, has a great chance to face the problem of seepage of water or penetration of water through the wall of the basement especially at the time of heavy precipitation. Thi…

Footing and foundation are known as selfsame. People are confused if there is an identical difference. However, there are few major differences between footing and foundation. They are discussed below…

A foundation which consists of one, two or more tiers of beams (typically steel) superimposed on a layer of concrete to disperse load over an extensive area is grillage foundation. It is used at the b…

 

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