Supervision of Piling Work


Sayeed Ahmed

Assistant Director (Planning & Development)
Independent University Bangladesh,
Baridhara, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Supervision is utmost important in piling work. The durability of the entire building depends on the amount of quality work done in the foundation with adequate precision. The confirmation of the degree of safety and level of strength of the super-structure are also performed through field tests during the piling work. This paper presents the details of a pile foundation construction in Bangladesh and the quality control methods employed.

Keywords: piling, in situ, field observations


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