The Functions of Pile Types and Piles used in Construction
The naming of the foundations differs according to the depths which are located on the ground. They
are shallow foundations and deep foundations. The shallow foundation is made as long as the ground conditions
are suitable. Shallow foundation types are; individual foundation, strip foundation and raft foundation. Deep
foundations are made when the ground conditions are not suitable for shallow foundation. Deep foundation
types are; pile foundations, caissons and deep foot foundations. In this paper, the production forms and usage
areas of the piles and piled foundations will be studied.
Keywords - Shallow foundations, Deep foundations, Piles, Piled foundations.