Selecting the foundation

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 81
Physical description4 p.
Subjectfoundations; bearing capacity; floating foundations; spread footings; Basements and foundations
AbstractCalculating the loads to be transmitted to the ground and determining exactly site ground conditions are essential preliminaries to the actual design of building foundations. The main types of foundation structures are reviewed in this context.
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PublisherDivision of Building Research. National Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Le choix du type de fondations
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number948
NPARC number20324993
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Record identifier0f043b5b-d19f-4144-9f1e-b646f3c6d6ba
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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