Horizontal movements associated with vertical settlements - Mouvements horizontaux associés aux tassements verticaux

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Proceedings titleTechnical Memorandum, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada
ConferenceCanadian Papers Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering: 01 July 1961, Paris
Pages15; # of pages: 5
AbstractTo study the performance of concrete slabs placed directly on the ground as foundation units for small structures, the Division of Building Research constructed two slabs in Ottawa and one in Winnipeg. These two locations represent wide variations in soil and climate conditions. In both locations the slabs were constructed on clay subsoils with well-known swelling and shrinking characteristics. This paper describes the performance of the slabs during several years of operation.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number21136
NPARC number20373766
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Record created2012-07-23
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