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Civil Engineering

Uses of Piles

The major uses of piles are: 1. To carry vertical compression load. 2. To resist uplift load. 3. To resist horizontal or inclined loads. Normally…

Classification of Piles

Piles may be classified as long or short in accordance with the L/d ratio of the pile (where L = length, d = diameter of…

Floating Foundation

General Consideration A floating foundation for a building is defined as a foundation in which the weight of the building is approximately equal to the…