Purpose of Site Exploration

The purpose of site exploration is to collect complete details of the site to enable the designer to take following decisions, (i) To fix the value of the safe bearing capacity of soil. (ii) To select an economical yet safe type of foundation. (iii) To fix the depth up to which t...

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Foundation or Footings

Foundation or Footings is defined as the lowest part of a structure which provides a base and stability for the super-structure . The term foundation or footing includes the portion of the structure which is below the ground level as well as the man-made arrangement of concrete b...

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