Multi story construction project with underground car park has been decided to construct in Dar Es Salaam City Centre. Soil investigation report indicates that the soil condition is very weak and distance to the bedrock is too far. Design team discussed about the pad foundation, raft foundation & pile foundation.


a) Name most suitable foundation type for this location and briefly explain why do you select this type of foundation
b) Name most suitable retaining wall for this project and briefly explain, why do you select this type of retaining wall


ii) a) State two types of pile foundations made in constructions

b) Earth can be retained by itself. How to retain it

c) What is the difference between hand mixing concrete and machine mixing concrete?

d) Name three earth retaining structures

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