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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The work and the special foundation engineering are divided into the services construction site equipment, earthworks, carrier screed wall and jet stream process
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.
While NSCC International is a leading foundation engineering contractor in the region.
The book begins with a detailed review of soil mechanics concepts and analytical techniques used in foundation engineering.
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.
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.
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.
The technical papers collected in the book cover a broad range of topics, such as foundation engineering design, analysis, construction, testing, theoretical considerations, and long-term performance.
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.
The new Foundation Engineering and Programmeled Apprenticeship in Engineering courses aim to make entering the industry more accessible through the development of early practical experience, qualifications and the college's links to partner businesses.

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