Method of Raft Foundation Construction

A raft foundation consists of a raft of reinforced concrete under the whole of a building. This type of foundation is described as a raft in the sense that the concrete raft is cast on the surface of the ground which supports it, as water does a raft, and the foundation is not fixed by […]
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How to work with Prestressed Precast Concrete Bridge Beam

Prestressed concrete is a concrete construction material which is placed under compression prior to it supporting any applied loads. This compression is produced by the tensioning of high-strength tendons located within or adjacent to the concrete volume, and is done to improve the performance of the concrete in service. Tendons may consist of single wires, […]
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Various Types of Footings and Foundation in Commercial Construction

Foundation is a structural part of a building on which a building stands. Foundation transmits and distributes its own load and imposed loads to the soil in such a way that the load bearing capacity of the “foundation bed” is not exceeded. The solid ground on which the foundation rest is called foundation bed. We […]
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Download Reinforced Concrete Strip Footing Design Excel Sheet

Download Reinforced Concrete Strip Footing Design Excel Sheet for free. A wall footing or strip footing is a continuous strip of concrete that serves to spread the weight of a load-bearing wall across an area of soil. It is the component of a shallow foundation. Strip foundations are used where the soil is of good […]
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