What Are Strip Foundations?

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Strip foundations are structures that transfers loads to the earth. They are created by digging a trench deep enough to avoid damage to the foundation caused by changes in the topsoil.
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Strip foundations are structures that transfers loads to the earth. They are created by digging a trench deep enough to avoid damage to the foundation caused by changes in the topsoil. They are used to support a line of loads if a line of columns need supporting where column positions are so close that individual pad foundations would be inappropriate.
Foundation is classified into two: deep foundation and shallow foundation. Strip foundation is a type of shallow foundation that is used to support a line of loads, where column positions are so close that individual pad foundations would be inappropriate.
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