oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Practical determination of type of foundations to be used in areas where heaving soils occur - discussion
|Article Title||Practical determination of type of foundations to be used in areas where heaving soils occur - discussion|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||T.J. Baikoff, E.M.A. & Burke|
|Publication Date||Feb 1958|
|Pages||75 - 78|
|Keyword(s)||Foundation type, Heaving soils, Pre-cast piles and Tension piles|
The paper dealt with experience gained by the Authors on foundations in areas where heaving soils occur and set out the results of their investigations. Recent publications by others on the subject were reviewed. Criteria were proposed to assist in choosing the type of foundation to be used and comparison was made between cast-in-situ tension piles and isolated precast piles.
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