House Foundations

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-12
Physical description5 p.
Subjectfoundations; single family dwellings; construction sites; selection; soils; fine grained soils; basements; Basements and foundations
AbstractThis note attempts to show the necessity for general site evaluation and the advantages to be gained from studying the soils at every building site. Reference is made to the standard terminology which has been developed to facilitate the accurate recording of soil information. Typical construction difficulties are associated with various types of soil and the solution of common problems is shown to be unusually simple.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Fondations des maisons
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-905
NPARC number20325044
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Record identifierd80d0b5e-47ea-40a3-b162-dfceac5dd389
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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