Foundation Failure – (Read it before its TOO Late)

Foundation Failure

A foundation failure is when it is no longer able to support the full weight of the building due to movement of soil and excessive settlement. In such cases, the building may sink or may topple over altogether due to inadequate bearing capacity. Many foundation fail just because of improper assessment of soil conditions existing … Read more

Isolated footing: A type of Shallow footing (DISCOVERED)

Isolated Footing

Isolated footing transmits the load of a single column to the underneath soil. It is also termed as spread footing because it spreads the concentrated load on the column to on a wider soil area so that stress intensity is reduced. [su_box title=”Take Note” box_color=”#4be97f”]Isolated footing is defined as a type of shallow footing that … Read more

Difference between Shallow and Deep Foundation

Difference between Shallow and Deep Foundation

Before deciding the type of foundation for structures, it is very important that one must understand the difference between shallow and deep foundation. Foundation for a structure is generally classified in two broad classes based on the depth i.e. shallow and deep foundation. Depth is an important factor in foundation. According to a lot of … Read more