pile foundations are one of the types of deep foundations.
they are used in case soft/silty/clayey type of soils.
As in such case of soils going for normal foundations may
not be possible either from economical point of view or may
not be possible at all in case u want to construct near
these are the foundations which transfer load to greater
depths, where there is strong strata / load reaching that
point is minimal.
these are pipe shaped, we have different types of pile
pile foundation is a type of deep foundation which is
prefered in case of encounter of upper soil strata of lower
bearing capacity.In order to transfer the loads of the
superstructure to a strata of high bearing capacity deep
below the ground such as rock strata pile foundation is
pile foundayion is the type of foundation in which thin
colomuns are constucted to bear the load of superstructure
uniformly.it is prefered in construction in which it is
very difficult to transfer the load of walls to the strata,
pile foundation is one of the best foundation. Basicaly it
carees the load from the structure and distributed
uniformaly to the ground. Exspecialy in seashore side it
resist the uneven settlement in structure