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Foundation Design

How to Design a Raft Foundation using SAFE Program

    Raft foundation is one of the types of foundation that is composed of a thick mat or slab that supports the entire structures. This type of foundation is used when there are larger column loads to support and…
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Criteria in Selecting Suitable Foundation in Structural Design of Buildings

      Selecting the suitable type of foundations to use in the design of buildings and other structures is one of the tasks of a structural engineer. Different factors and criteria should be kept in mind and consider to…
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Types of Foundations in Building Design

    Foundations Foundations in buildings are a major part of a structure. Foundations are used to support the columns and walls from which the overall weight of the structure transmit. Foundations serve as a base and overall support of…
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Hydrostatic Uplift Check in Basements & Substructures

    Hydrostatic uplift or the uplift pressure exerted by water in a structure having basements is a crucial thing to consider during construction. It may cause a project mishap if we don’t treat it well. As we all know,…
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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…
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