... AND CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM ELEMENTS: COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION A. FOUNDATIONS and FOUNDATION WALLS Overall steps of a building foundation system:
Choose a site
Investigate the conditions of the soil
Locate the actual corners for laying the foundation
Start the excavation process
Install the footings
Seal the footings so as to protect them from moisture
Pour the concrete
Leave it to cure
2. Overall list of the elements of the foundation system:
Foundation wall, anchor bolts, base wall, tanking, footings, posts, girders, foundation formation, reinforcement, waterproofing, and drainage membrane.
3. Batter boards
Batter boards are defined as temporary wooden frameworks that are...