Benefits of Grillage Foundation

Grillage Foundation design is mostly suitable for heavy structural loads from columns, piers or beams which are essential to transmit bearing capacity of a soil relatively inferior. The grillage foundation can easily disperse the load over a broad area of the subsoil. This foundation facilitates to resist deep excavations because the required base area is […]

Cofferdam – Cellular Cofferdams

A cofferdam is a structure that retains water and soil that allows the enclosed area to be pumped out and excavated dry. Cofferdams are commonly used for construction of bridge piers and other support structures built within water. Cofferdams walls are usually formed from sheet piles that are supported by walers and internal braces, and […]

SECANT PILE WALL DESIGN FOR DEEP EXCAVATIONS

SECANT PILE WALL DESIGN FOR DEEP EXCAVATIONS Secant Pile Walls Secant pile walls are formed by constructing intersecting reinforced concrete piles. The secant piles are reinforced with either steel rebar or with steel beams and are constructed by either drilling under mud or augering. Primary piles are installed first with secondary piles constructed in between […]

DIFFERENT TYPES OF STAIRS AND THEIR USES

Straight Run Staircase This is the most plain staircase with the flight of stairs is all in one direction. If your home is to have standard ceiling height, the chances are you could go and buy a straight run staircase from Home Depot. They’re uncomplicated and inexpensive to build. If your home is to have […]