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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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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.
But minutes of a meeting of the Wylfa stakeholder group described how workers on the roof of the plant's pile cap could have been exposed to radiation during the outage, and concluded that arrangements to protect them were "not sufficient".
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.
Excavation plans for the case substructure Excavation plan A * Sixth basement floor Final excavation part * Pile cap * Additional excavation of 1 m for the construction of a pile cap Exposed length of a column (m) 8.
The loads generated were too much for the connection between the four piles and the pile cap which formed the crane base.
The basic requirement includes site work (clearing, grading, earthwork, auger-cast-in-place pile and pile cap foundations, structural slab on grade), a pre-engineered metal building and standing metal seam roof, interior lighting, partitions, doors and hardware, floor tile, stairs, ceiling grid, ductwork, rooftop heat pumps, bathrooms, dry pipe sprinklers, fire alarm, loading dock, overhead rolling doors and dock levelers, 13.
Hydra Avenue investors have been able to access regular construction updates through the Hydra website, including the completion of the enabling work and pile cap in October.
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.
As it turned out, the handlebar had penetrated the pile cap my brother was wearing, but only gashed his head.
OD herringbone twill fatigues or a winter ensemble such as the M-1943 field jacket and trousers, in OD cotton, worn over wool layers, with pile cap, parka-style overcoat and M-1944 shoepacs.
The dimensions of the pile cap were 8-1/4 inches wide, 10 inches deep, and 120 inches long.
When the temperature drops, soldiers also may wear coat and trouser liners, pile cap, and ECW boots and mittens with the ECWCS.