Session Start Date

5-6-1984

Abstract

Geotechnical facts are presented relating to the damaging settlements of a building due to gypsum dissolution in the subsoil. Settlement records on the damaged building over a period of 15 months after first disturbances are given in correlation with the ground water pumping volumes from a well located in the neighbourhood in order to attempt a comprehensive interpretation of this case history.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

First Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

5-6-1984

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1984 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Damaging Settlements of a Building Due to Gypsum Dissolution

Geotechnical facts are presented relating to the damaging settlements of a building due to gypsum dissolution in the subsoil. Settlement records on the damaged building over a period of 15 months after first disturbances are given in correlation with the ground water pumping volumes from a well located in the neighbourhood in order to attempt a comprehensive interpretation of this case history.