Viktor Volkov


The article describes the tasks and traditional approach to organization of full-scale instrumental observations over vertical deformations of engineering tower structures. Issues related to interpretation and use of the results of repeated geodetic observations during the study of tower structure foundation deformations are considered. The article presents an algorithm for processing of the results of repeated leveling of deformation control benchmarks set along the foundation perimeter, which allows calculating mutual displacement of settlement points due to local deformations of foundations, accompanying gradual settlement of foundation base groups. A possibility of identifying a direction of total foundation inclination is outlined for the purpose of effective management decisions related to adjustment of construction process with regard to redistribution of loads along the perimeter of tower structure foundation with the aim to eliminate its inclination.


tower structures, settlement, deformations of foundations, repeated geodetic observations, foundation inclination, redistribution of loads on foundation, elimination of foundation inclination

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