You asked: What is raft in civil engineering?

Is a raft considered a watercraft?

Raft, simplest type of watercraft, made up of logs or planks fastened together to form a floating platform.

What is the minimum depth of raft foundation?

The minimum thickness of raft foundation is 300mm.

How is raft foundation constructed?

Typical Costing and Processes for Raft Foundation Construction

  1. (1) Setting Out Works. …
  2. (2) Excavation. …
  3. (3) Blinding of excavation. …
  4. (4) Reinforcement works – Ground beam. …
  5. (5) Formwork – Ground beam. …
  6. (6) Concrete Works – Ground Beam. …
  7. (7) Backfilling and compaction. …
  8. (8) Levelling and installation of damp proof membrane.
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