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Types of Foundation

Deep Foundation Pile Foundation Drilled Shafts or Caissons
Deep Foundation Pile Foundation Drilled Shafts or Caissons

Drilled shafts (also called caissons, drilled piers or bored piles) have proven to be a cost effective, excellent performing, deep foundation system, that is utilized world-wide. Typically they are used for bridges and large structures, where large loads and lateral resistance are major factors.

Shallow Foundation
Shallow Foundation

Shallow Foundation is defined as,ratio of Depth of foundation to Width does not less than or equal to 1,then it is called as shallow foundation. Structural loads are transferred from Beams,Columns and Slabs to foundation.From foundation,entire loads are transferred to small areas.

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