Raft Foundations  Design Details & Construction Explained

Raft Foundations Design Details & Construction Explained

Raft Foundations Design Details & Construction Explained Raft foundations, which are sometimes referred to as mat foundations, are formed by reinforced concrete slabs of uniform thickness, usually 150 to 300 mm) that often cover a wide area, often the entire footprint of a structure. Raft foundation spread the load imposed by several columns or walls over the foundation area and can be seen to ‘float’ on the ground as a raft floats on water. Raft Foundations are…

What is  Shoring and Types of Shoring used Construction
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What is Shoring and Types of Shoring used Construction

What is Shoring and Types of Shoring used Construction Shoring Definition Shoring  Can be defined as the process of  supporting , temporarily, a structure, building, , or trench with shores (props) in order to prevent it from collapsing  during the construction or repair.  Shoring comes from  timber, a shore, or metal prop. Shoring may be …

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