Definition of Raft foundation

1. Noun. A foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raft Foundation

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raft foundation (current term)
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Literary usage of Raft foundation

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1. Modern Gasworks Practice by Alwyne Meade (1916)
"15 Centres I Bars at 15 Centres 1 Bars at 9 Centres Alternately I Straight and Bent Fio. 3.—TYPICAL REINFORCED raft foundation FOB VERTICAL RETORT BENCH. ..."

2. Sanitary Engineering: A Guide to the Construction of Works of Sewerage and by Baldwin Latham (1878)
"... sewers of any size, as it is quite possible to construct a raft foundation of sufficient area to carry the heaviest sewer over the most unstable ground. ..."

3. Sanitary Engineering: A Guide to the Construction of Works of Sewerage and by Baldwin Latham (1878)
"... sewers of any size, as it is quite possible to construct a raft foundation of sufficient area to carry the heaviest sewer over the most unstable ground. ..."

4. Engineers ̕pocketbook of Reinforced Concrete by Eyvind Lee Heidenreich (1909)
"To show the value of a raft foundation for treacherous soil, a brief description is here - given of the foundation for the Co-operative Wholesale Society, ..."

5. Engineers ̕pocketbook of Reinforced Concrete by Eyvind Lee Heidenreich (1915)
"To show the value of a raft foundation for treacherous soil, a brief description is here given of the ..."

6. Engineers ̕pocketbook of Reinforced Concrete by Eyvind Lee Heidenreich (1915)
"To show the value of a raft foundation for treacherous soil, a brief description is here given of the foundation for the Co-operative Wholesale Society, ..."

7. Foundations of Bridges and Buildings by Henry Sylvester Jacoby, Roland Parker Davis (1914)
"... raft foundation, which was of the beam-and-slab type, had a slab thickness of i foot and a beam thickness of 3 feet. The bea. ms formed continuous lines ..."

8. Foundations of Bridges and Buildings by Henry Sylvester Jacoby, Roland Parker Davis (1914)
"... Herman Behr'& Co., and WH Sweeney Mfg. Co., Brooklyn, NY Fig. 159/ shows the details for the first-named factory. This raft foundation, which was of the ..."

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