Pier foundation

pier foundation

[′pir ‚fau̇n‚dā·shən]
(civil engineering)

Pier foundation

Building foundation consisting of piers instead of continuous walls. Piers are resource efficient because they avoid the need for continuous foundation walls.
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Eligible Risks include, but are not limited to: animals (subject to limitations; course of construction; LLCs (family) and family trusts; older homes with limited updates; post and pier foundation; prior claims; protection classes seven to 10 and brush or forest areas; trampolines, unfenced swimming pools and diving boards (subject to exclusion); and modular/manufactured homes if set on permanent concrete foundation.
later the barge was immersed in the shingle shore at the pier foundation. the old pier was discharged from the sand dunes when the new pitched dock was built in 2015.
So far, the belled pier foundation is frequently used in designing a transmission line.
Once on site the bridge girders were assembled on one side of the river and then "launched" over the installed pier foundation. The pre-cast concrete deck was then installed over the girders.
In this paper, we took Yesanhe Super Large Bridge as an example and analyzed the monitoring vibration data of the bridge (mainly including pier foundation and box girder).
TorcSill is focused on engineering, manufacturing and installing helical pier foundation systems.
The demolition of the outer bridges will be made within a short period of time while pier foundation works will be done on the new outer bridges and the existing inner bridge.
Some specific topics are performance and design of slab-on-grade and pier foundation systems, deep foundation design for the offshore environment, and rock-socketed caissons in Yonkers gneiss.
"Our yurts use a post and pier foundation that you can either build yourself or hire out locally* We provide all the plans.
The proportions of the home have been tailored to the dimensions of a standard city lot, and a raised pier foundation allows for low-impact implementation of the design in nearly any single-family residential context.
The numerical analysis of the response of the stone bridge structure to the effect of angular rotation of the bridge pier foundation manifested the appearance of the stress state (mainly tensile stresses along the entire vault cross-section) causing extensive degradation of the vault structure prior to its total destruction.
Scouring will often be most harmful around the upstream face of a pier, and may eventually cause the pier foundation to become undetermined.