Geo-Physical Method of Soil Exploration

Geo-Physical Method of Soil Exploration Geo-physical methods are used when soil exploration is to be carried out over large area and where speed is of...

Deep Foundations

Deep Foundations In case, the strata of good bearing capacity is not available near the ground, the foundation of the structure has to be taken...

Subsurface Soundings

Subsurface Soundings The method of subsurface soundings consists of measuring the variation in the resistance offered by the soil with the depth by means of...

Composite Piles

Composite Piles Composite Piles are those piles of two different materials are driven one over the other, so as to enable them to act together...

Test Pits – Soil Exploration

Test Pits The commonly used method to find the nature of the subsoil strata is to dig a hole and see. The holes which are...

Machine Foundation

Machine Foundation The design of machine foundation involves careful study of the vibration characteristics of the foundation system. Relevant data required for the design and...

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...

Termite- Soil Treatment for Foundations

Termite Treatment for Foundations This termite treatment consists in treating the soil under the building and around the foundations with some chemical emulsion which can...

Bearing Capacity of Soils

Bearing Capacity of Soils The bearing capacity of soils is perhaps the most important of all the topics in soil engineering. Soils behave in a...

Penetration Test Method Determine Bearing Capacity of Soils

Penetration Test Method - Standard Split Spoon Sampler The equipment used for this test may be a standard split spoon sampler, a cone or other...