Author: S. Fray (Institution of Structural Engineers)
1 January 2012
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S. Fray (Institution of Structural Engineers)
Understand how dead loads, defined as Permanent Actions within Eurocode 1, can be favourable and unfavourable in a construction.
An introduction to the core design concepts found within current UK codes of practice.
When designing foundations (from a simple pad footing to a pile cap) there is a need to determine the soil's bearing capacity. This note explains the principles of how this is determined, and how it impacts on foundation design.