PRECOMPRESSION FOR SUPPORT OF SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS

A survey of the state-of-the-art of professional practice in controlling foundation settlements by precompression concludes that the use of this method for the support of shallow foundations is a relatively new, useful, and flexible tool for the soils engineer. Methods for accomplishing precompression and means for accelerating it post-construction preimary consolidation and for reducing post-construction secondary compression. The scope of the use of the method and suggested areas for future use and study are presented. /Author/

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  • Accession Number: 00264284
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1975 12:00AM