In the process of examining the unit's vertical vibration, the machine foundation pier
can be regarded as an elastic foundation.
The Central Tower will need a large foundation pier
in the middle of the river.
The myth of the "crafty old left-hander" is a foundation pier
of traditional baseball wisdom, almost an urban myth, going back at least as far as men like Ken Heintzelman and Ken Raffensberger, who pitched in my youth.
Both of these structures were buried under later imperial building projects to erase Nero's legacy, accidentally preserving them but also driving massive concrete foundation piers
through their rooms and sealing them off forever from light and air.
Three massive foundation piers
-- each measuring 16 by 16 metres -- that form the base of the dome support towers have been completed, with work now starting on a fourth pier.
Easiest for an amateur is to build foundation piers
of concrete blocks.