Application of the Joining Pile for Foundations on Expansive Clays and Rocks
Jan Jaremski

Abstract
This article presents various methods of estimation soils capacity to expansion. The rage of swelling should be taken into consideration in order to determine the reasons of cracking and failures of existing buildings. The author provides a new idea of piling, where the basic part of the pile is located at the depth of the foundation occurrence. This model of piling is suggested for the objects with great load as well as for those with small load, on expansive soils. This considered solution is very cheap and its realization does not require very heavy equipment at the building site.

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