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Some useful construction tips to determine the depth of foundation

By watching this construction video tutorial, you will be familiar with some features which are very crucial for designing the structure and finding out the depth of foundation.

Given below, all the features in detail :-

Load transmitted from the structure to the direction of soil

Bearing strength of the soil

Depth of water level underneath the ground level

Types of soil upon which the foundation will be built. It ranges from – clay, sand, silt, peaty, saline etc.

Depth of volume change

Local corrosion of soil because of storing of water. It is mainly found in hill areas. Stability of foundation mainly depends on the capacity of soil to absorb water due to heavy rain fall.

Depth of frost penetration – It means the transition of the freezing front into the ground throughout freezing.

To learn the complete process, watch the following video.


Some useful construction tips to determine the depth of foundation