pile cap


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pile cap

n
(General Engineering) a reinforced or mass concrete connecting beam cast around the head of a group of piles enabling it to act as a single unit to support the imposed load
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The core of the project's pile cap has now reached its highest point, and it is more than 50% complete, with completion scheduled for mid-2018.
With the placement of concrete for the pile cap commencing in September last year, the core of the pile cap has now reached its highest point.
Summary: Emaar sets new milestone with core of pile cap reaching the highest point.
The enabling works, including excavation, dewatering, pile cap cutting and treatment, saw more than 1,800 tonnes of reinforced steel used to construct the 5,067 square metre raft.
The proposed method is demonstrated on a numerical example for the case of a pile cap.
Its heaviest pick to date has entailed a 600-ton precast concrete pile cap, to be followed by lifts of 900- to 1,100-ton members.
Among specific topics are the mechanical performance of deep pile cap failure, the finite element analysis of reinforced concrete beams for plastic reinforced with carbon fiber, a green composite scale inhibitor in central air conditioning cooling water, comparing the performance of spark-ignition engines fueled with butanol/gasoline and ethanol/gasoline blends, and managing coal enterprise safety using the process management of a performance excellence model.
Because the pavilion sits atop a new underground passageway, existing train tunnel relieving platform and a former pedestrian bridge pile cap, Thornton Tomasetti's engineers had to focus on just two points of contact for the columns underground.
The socket is a part of the pile cap that receives the precast column, working as a joint between the elements, and the socket walls may have a smooth or rough interface.
In a statement, CCEC spokesperson Anna Gamboa said advance works such as excavation, bored piling, pile cap and column works will start along OsmeAaAaAeA~a Highway from F.
With recorders on the pile cap we watched the behaviour of the elements and on about the fifth day the instrumented elements started moving in the channel.
The types of work varied from repairs to the 7 tonne pile cap crane to maintenance of the cooling water system which pumps 52m gallons of water round the site each year.