Combined pile-raft foundation (CPRF)

Authored by: Rolf Katzenbach , Steffen Leppla , Deepankar Choudhury

Foundation Systems for High-Rise Structures

Print publication date:  August  2016
Online publication date:  September  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498744775
eBook ISBN: 9781315368870
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A CPRF is a special form of deep foundation. A CPRF is a hybrid foundation system that combines the bearing capacity of a foundation raft and the piles or barrettes. A CPRF is a technically and economically optimized foundation system. CPRFs can be used for the foundations of classic high-rise buildings as well as for engineering constructions like bridges and towers.

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