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Basic Principle of Pile Cap Design

Long before the birth of sophisticated structural software that aid in design analysis of complex structural elements, the principle design approach is behind in these software developments.  Our previous articles-Piles and Pile Cap Design Considerations, Pile Cap Design Assumptions &…
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Method Statement for the Construction of Bored Pile

    This article outlines the method statement of the construction of Bored Piles which include the general guidelines, the scope of works, working platform, and the construction methodology in the installation of bored piles in a given project. The…
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Punching Shear Checks in Pile Caps

    Aside from flexural checks, one of the most important points to consider in the design of pile cap is the Punching Shear Checks. As we all know, Punching Shear is a concentrated load causing a shear stress on…
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Pile Cap Design Assumptions & Recommendations

    A pile cap is one of the types of foundation that consist of a thick concrete pad that is usually supported by piles. This is commonly used in building foundations with the geographical locations having a very low…
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Piles and Pile Cap Design Considerations

    Your tasks for the analysis and design of the superstructure part of the building are over and you’re off for foundation design. You go through the geotechnical report and found out that the recommended foundation to use are either…
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