Report: The Importance of Soil Analysis Prior to Frame Construction
Sunil Singh Seera, Coventry University
Soil analysis is an important element for frame construction in build-up. It is essential that the content and behaviour of the soil is studied in depth by the structural soil engineers. This may involve investigating with test pits; and the depths of pile boring. This study was, based on a site in Oxfordshire where there was a significant ground settlement that exceeded the contractors expectations based on the soil report.