Which Foundation and Why


Think about
•   Loading Requirements
•   Movements / Serviceability Requirements
•   Stratigraphy Stratigraphy
•   Groundwater
•   Previous use of the site
•   Topography and Geomorphology
•   Site Access
•   Environmental Considerations
•   Economy / Reliability / Durability
•   CDM / Health and Safety

Loading
•   Vertical
•   Compression
•   Tension
•   Horizontal
•   Seismic / Dynamic
•   Combinations of above

Movements
•   Total settlement
•   Differential movement
•   Rotation and angular distortion
•   Horizontal Strain


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