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AIM: DEMONSTRATE KNOWLEDDGE OF THE RESEARCH NECESSARY TO DETERMINE FOUNDATION DESIGN FOR A BUILDING.
DEMONSTRATE THE IMPACT OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUPERSTRUCTURE ON THE SELECTION OF A SUITABLE FOUNDATION DESIGN.
task: bexley college has decided to put up a four storey office block together with two more single storey detatched buildings at their Holly Hill campus.
You are to prepare a letter and a professional report to Bexley College outlining the options available for the foundations of the above superstructures. Your report should include all types of foundations solutions available (ie strip, pad, raft and piled foundations) and their suitablity according to the existing ground conditions, which may be coarse grained or fine grained.
Demonstrate a knowledge of the site investigative processes requires 10 marks
Clearly specifiy the soil and ground investigations to be carried out for the task and the reasons for the same 20 marks
Demonstrate a knowledge of the options for foundations and their suitability according to the requirements of the superstructure 20 marks
Demonstate a thorough knowledge of the design process involved for the solutions arrived at 20 marks
Evaluate the options and validate the optimum solutions preffered for the application 20 marks
Legibility 10 marks. "