foundation engineering

foundation engineering

[fau̇n′dā·shən ‚en·jə‚nir·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
That branch of engineering concerned with evaluating the earth's ability to support a load and designing substructures to transmit the load of superstructures to the earth.

foundation engineering

That aspect of engineering concerned with the evaluation of the ability of the earth to support a load, and with the design of a substructure or transition member to transmit the load of the superstructure to the earth.
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Contract notice: ba-ii: concrete and reinforced concrete works, special foundation engineering, steel hydraulic engineering, drainage, hydraulic engineering
She added that HSSG offers a range of services for large-scale foundation projects throughout the region, with a particular focus on foundation engineering capabilities that span civil infrastructure, commercial and housing projects.
Eagle Hills Muscat, a private real estate investment and development company, has signed up foundation engineering specialist HSSG, to provide a range of services including excavation, shoring and piling works for its Mandarin Oriental, Muscat.
National Piling, a contractor involved in geotechnical and foundation engineering, plan to buy new machinery capable of digger deeper foundations, as demand for high-rise buildings has increased the need to build basements with up to five floors.
Das continues keep his textbook for undergraduate civil engineering up to date with new material, techniques, theories, and other matters affecting foundation engineering that have appeared in the literature.
Nikolaou was a senior associate with a New York foundation engineering firm, where she established and directed the organization's geoseismic services.
A private engineering company, Foundation Engineering Inc.
The paper covers topics in geotechnical and geotechnical earthquake engineering, including soil dynamics and earthquake engineering, foundation engineering and pile testing, excavation and shoring, embankments and retaining walls, tunnels and underground structures, dams and levees, expansive soils and loess, geology and rock mechanics, and geotechnical numerical modeling and computation.
4 January 2013 - Finnish construction group Lemminkainen Oyj (HEL:LEM1S) has taken over four local firms engaged in the earthwork and foundation engineering segment to reinforce its standing in the industry, the buyer said without disclosing the price.
Al Khouri, CEO of NSCC, said during a press conference to announce a joint venture with Qurum Business Group address the piling and other foundation engineering requirements of Oman.
MUSCAT: Qurum Business Group (QBG) and the UAE-based NSCC International Limited have formed a joint venture to focus on piling and other foundation engineering works in the Sultanate.
Ceri Hobbs, of Morgan Est, said: "This technically complex and challenging project will further establish Morgan Est as being one of the country's leading piling and foundation engineering providers."

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