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 […]

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Backfilling Meaning| Backfilling Procedure & Importance of Backfilling

Backfilling Meaning| Backfilling Procedure & Importance of Backfilling

Backfilling Meaning | Backfilling Procedure & Importance of Backfilling What is Backfilling / Backfilling Meaning Backfilling is the process of replacing or reusing the soil that is removed during excavation construction to strengthen and support a structure’s foundation. Typically, backfilling in the foundation is the process of putting back the soil in the foundation trench. […]

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