foundation soil

foundation soil

That part of the earth mass which carries the load of a structure; foundation, 2.
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Invitations to tender (summary): Biel Regional Prison, injections to stabilize the foundations of the building, CFC 177, improvement of foundation soil.
He concluded that it is important to take into account the inertia of the foundation soil on the dynamic response of civil engineering structures.
The mechanical properties of the soil are very complex and the solution to the problem of interaction between foundation soil with the structural elements requires certain simplifications, because without them the problem will be unsolvable or economic unprofitable.
An interesting side effect of this is that, there is a greater friction available between the core soil and the foundation soil in the case of shell footings than between the concrete and foundation soil in the case of plane footings, to resist horizontal loads.
The pressure tolerance, which was not obtainable using HDD, had to be kept low because hydraulic fracture of soil during construction can lead to degradation of the foundation soil beneath the levee.
These curves will be beneficial for designers and practicing engineers in estimating the effectiveness of cutoff for dams depending upon the properties of foundation soil and also elaborated the procedure for evaluating the effectiveness of cutoff as a seepage reduction measure for dams resting on heterogeneous foundations.
The construction of reinforced embankments needs special consideration when the foundation soil exhibits an increase in undrained shear strength of 10% or greater for one order of magnitude increase in strain rate.
The load - carrying capacity of the foundation soil and rock without causing intolerable settlement of the structure is called bearing capacity [6].
Developments near the seashore in the Eastern Province are prone to liquefaction of foundation soil.
2005), which I shared with them, with principally foundation soil data.
These methods model the soil-structure interaction and analyze stress strain states in the foundation soil and structure in all construction stages.

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