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Explain the clauses in SMM 2 below and give sketches, dimensions and typical description in each of the following.

Excavation and Earthworks

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D3
Clearing undergrowth

Clearing site of undergrowth, bushes, scrub and the like and grubbing up their roots, which shall be deemed to include their disposal, shall given in square meter

Before the construction work begin, the site must be prepared by clearing the site and grubbing up the roots of undergrowth, bushes, scrub and any kind of small trees. The disposal material from the clearing site must be removed.

The clearing and disposal of undergrowth is measured in area which stated in meter square, .

Example :

Site clearance
Taking off list
1. Clearing undergrowth –

25.00
20.00

500.00

Site clearance

Average length of site

30.00
20.00
2)50.00
25.00m

Clearing site of undergrowth, bushes, scrub and the like and grubbing up their root.

D8
Alternative method of measurement

Cutting down trees and removing tree stumps and grubbing up their roots, which shall be deemed to include their disposal, may be given as an item stating the area.

Clearing of undergrowth within such areas and grubbing up their roots shall be given in the description.

Any existing trees and tree stumps must be removed by clearing and grubbing up the root from the ground. The disposal material from the clearing site must be removed. The girth of the trees and tree stumps are disregarded. Apart from measure the cutting down trees and removed tree stumps work by stating the number as in clauses D.4 and D.5, this method measured the area covered by the trees and tree stumps on the site. The trees and tree stumps will be given as item by stating the area covered in the description. The void left in the ground due to grubbing up the roots must be filled by soil.

Example :

Taking off list
1. Cutting down trees and tree stumps – Item

Item

Cutting down trees and tree stumps

Area of site covered by trees and tree stumps

6.00
× 6.00
36.00
× 22
7)729.00
104.14

Cutting down trees and removing existing tree stumps and grubbing up their roots and filling voids left by removal of root with material arising from excavation. ( area : 104 )

D10
Depth Classification :

Depth of excavation shall unless otherwise required by this document be classified as follows:

Maximum depth not exceeding 0.25m
Maximum depth not exceeding 1.00m
Maximum depth not exceeding 2.00m
Maximum depth not exceeding 4.00m

and thereafter in 2.00 m stages
In excavation work, depth of excavation must be classified into its own classes according to maximum depth not exceeding 0.25 meter, 1.00 meter, 2.00 meter, 4.00 meter and next classes in 2.00 meter stages as in 6.00 meter, 8.00 meter and so on.

Example :

PIT EXCAVATION CROSS SECTION

PLAN VIEW
Top soil excavation : 200mm
Reduced level excavation : 150mm

Maximum depth not exceeding 1.00 m ( X = 0.450 )

4

1.20
1.20
0.55

3.17

W.B.L.F.F

Pit excavation

Depth

blinding : 0.050
footing: 0.400
stump: 0.450
0.900

Less excvn.
topsoil level : 0.200
reduced level :0.150
0.350
0.550

Excavating pit to receive column bases starting from reduced level maximum depth not exceeding 1.00m (In no. 4) &
Filling to excavation with material
arising from excavation.

Maximum depth not exceeding 2.0m ( X= 1.520 m)

4

1.20
1.20
1.62

9.33

W.B.L.F.F

Pit excavation

Depth

blinding : 0.050
footing: 0.400
stump: 1.520
1.970

Less excvn.
topsoil level : 0.200
reduced level : 0.150
0.350
1.620

Excavating pit to receive column bases starting from reduced level maximum depth not exceeding 2.00m (In no. 4) &
Filling to excavation with material
arising from excavation.

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