What is the Pile foundation & their classifications 

 in this type of foundation we used a slender member of wood or concrete or steel to inserted into the ground for transmitting the load to the structure

 The load is transferred to a strong stratum friction .so here pile foundation are also classified into some categories according to the function and materials

Classification based on function

 Bearing piles  Friction piles

Sheet piles Anchor piles Batter piles

Fender piles Compaction piles

Classification based on materials

Timber piles Concrete piles Steel piles

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