Footings, Foundation Walls, Basements, and Slabs


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Footings, Foundation Walls, Basements, and Slabs
1010401Footings, Foundation Walls, Basements, and SlabsMost residential construction today is supported on either concrete slabs-on-grade or on concrete or masonry foundations. There are a number of different foundation types, each of which must provide both the strength and stability to support the weight of the structure, its contents and occupants, as well as wind and snow loads that are transferred to the foundation by the structure.
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Citation
Christine Beall: Masonry and Concrete. Footings, Foundation Walls, Basements, and Slabs, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001), AccessEngineering Export