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Types of Building Foundations

Types of Foundations in building construction

What are the Different Types of Building Foundations In civil construction, different types of foundations are used for different types of structures & loads. The foundations are mainly classified into two types i.e. Shallow foundation & Deep Foundation. Shallow Foundation Individual Footing Combined Footing Strip/wall Footing Mat/raft Foundation Deep Foundation Pile Foundation Caissons Foundation Shallow Foundation Such type of foundation …

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Difference Between Footing & Foundation

Difference Between Footing & Foundation

What Are The Differences Between Footing & Foundation Footing and foundation both are some basic terminologies used in civil engineering. But there are still some people who don’t understand the difference between them. If you are one of them then this is the topic for you. A most simple explanation could be that all footings are foundations but all foundations …

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What Is Aggregate? Its Properties & Uses

What Is Aggregate Its Properties & Uses

What Is Aggregate? Properties And Uses Aggregate is a granular material that is inert and is mixed with other binding materials to produce any building construction material such as concrete or mortar etc such as sand, gravel, crushed stones, recycled concrete, etc. Aggregate is used as a filler for increasing the volume of the building material because it is cheap …

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Difference Between Cement, Mortar & Concrete

Difference Between Cement, Mortar & Concrete

What Is The Difference Between Cement, Mortar & Concrete? If you want to fix a wall or floor, what would you use? cement, mortar or concrete? this is the type of confusion many people face when they are asked about it. It may seem like the same thing but In fact, cement, mortar & concrete each are very different building …

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Bridge Vs Flyover

Bridge Vs Flyover

 Comparison Of Bridge Vs Flyover Bridges and flyover are often misunderstood as one and same thing but one could say all flyovers are bridges but the opposite is not true. The difference between bridge depends on its purpose, usage and its location. Bridge A bridge is a transportation route that is built for carrying road or railway traffic between two …

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