Rock Foundations

Types & Purpose of In-situ Rock Tests for Foundation Design

Excavation - In-situ rock tests

Introduction on In-situ Rock Tests In-situ Rock Tests are done to determine in-situ stresses & deformation characteristics and shear strength of jointed rock mass or critically weak seams within the rock mass, residual stresses within the rock mass, anchor capacities,…
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Geologic Mapping in Foundation Design – Field Investigations

Tokamak Complex ground support structure:

Geologic Mapping Generally, geologic mapping starts from the preliminary studies phase with gathering of existing maps and data to detailed site-specific construction mapping. Types of maps progress from areal mapping to site mapping to construction (foundation specific) mapping. Areal mapping. An…
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