Types of Foundation

August 25, 2016 Abhash Acharya 0

Before moving into types of foundation, let’s learn what is foundation or footing. Most of the structure consist of two parts, one above the ground […]

Retaining Wall

September 10, 2015 K.R. Arora 0

Retaining wall is a relatively rigid wall used for supporting the soil mass laterally so that the soil can be retained at different levels on […]

Soil Erosion

September 4, 2015 D. Venkat Reddy 0

Soil is considered one of the reusable materials for the survival to life on earth. Soil is the topmost layer of the earth, formed due […]

Types of soil

September 3, 2015 C. Venkatramaiah 0

A number of systems of classification have been evolved for categorizing various types of soil. Some of these have been developed specifically in connection with […]

Formation of soil

September 3, 2015 K.R. Arora 0

Soil is formed by the process of ‘weathering’ of rocks, that is, disintegration and decomposition of rocks and mineral at or near the earth’s surface […]

Soil Mechanics

September 2, 2015 C. Venkatramaiah 0

Soil mechanics is the study of engineering behaviour of soil when it is used either as a construction material or as a foundation material. This […]