PART III. ARCHITECTURE OF CIVIL BUILDINGS

  1. CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LAW
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. CIVIL ENGINEERING
  4. Civil engineers turn complex ideas into reality. They help make some of the most innovative structures in the UK and abroad.
  5. EARLY CHRISTIAN and BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE
  6. EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTURE
  7. I.4.3) Jus civile.

"High buildings have a low foundation."

Thomas Fuller (writer)

Unit 8

FOUNDATIONS


a) raft foundation b) strip foundation c) pad foundation

LEAD-IN  
Figure 8.1 Types of Foundation

1 Match the columns:

1. raft foundation a) is basically a strip, or ribbon, of insitu concrete running under all the loadbearing walls
2. strip foundation b) is used to support individual point load such as that due to a structural column
3. pad foundation c) is used to spread the load from a structure over a large area, normally the entire area of structure

 



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Watch the video and present the main idea of each episode in 4-5 sentences using the expressions from Appendix 2. | B) Find English equivalents to the expressions in bold given in the texts. | WORD LIST | PAINTS, WOOD STAINS, VARNISHES and COLOUR | B) Explain the words in bold from the text and make up sentences of your own. Use English-English dictionaries to help you. | PAINT and VARNISH REMOVERS | | | SAFETY ISSUES | B) Talk about clear finish varnish coat. |

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