Advantages and Disadvantages of Raft Foundation

Advantages of Raft Foundation

Manifold advantages of raft foundation and trifling disadvantages of mat foundation are the two basic reasons for increased usage and opting of raft foundation aka mat foundation. So in this read I will be going to explain in-depth the various benefits of raft foundation. Raft foundation which is also sometimes termed as mat foundation is … Read more

Physical Classification of Rocks [With EXAMPLES]

Physical Classification of Rocks

So you are actually looking for details on physical classification of rocks and are unable to find some resourceful and in-depth guide. Don’t worry here I am with another useful guide exploring different types of rocks based on its physical appearances and its classification based on how it looks. There are actually three common classifications … Read more

Plate Bearing Test (Complete Guide WITH PICTURES)

Plate Bearing Test also known as plate load test or static loading test, is an in-situ load bearing test of soil.  The activity of plate bearing test is performed in order to determine the bearing capacity of soil underneath that is likely to take the anticipated load of temporary or a permanent structure. It is … Read more

Use of Bentonite Slurry in Pile Foundation

use of bentonite slurry in pile foundation

The uses of Bentonite Slurry in Pile Foundation and diaphragm walling wherein the bentonite is defined as excavation supporting slurry, lining tube or drilling mud are very similar and are considered one and the same. Due to the application of Bentonite slurry in construction it is sometimes referred as retainer, sealant and stay-insular. The essential … Read more