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 SafetyLoading
�   Vertical
�   Compression
�   Tension
�   Horizontal
�   Seismic / Dynamic
�   Combinations of above

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