Expansion of pyritic shales

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 152
Physical description6 p.
Subjectsedimentary rocks; weathering; oxidizers; heave; foundations; shale
AbstractPyrite occurrence, volume increase and floor heave, pyrite weathering, factors that enhance pyrite weathering and heaving, design recommendation for basement floor slabs on pyrite bearing rock with known history of heaving, remedial treatment of older buildings are discussed topics.
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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 : Expansion des argiles litées pyriteuses
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number1590
NPARC number20328072
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Record identifier3be4ce93-b334-463e-9afc-49c6518274ba
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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