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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What is  Shoring and Types of Shoring used Construction

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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