Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

6-1-1993

Abstract

The paper describes a case history in connection with foundation problems at a residential complex on the adequacy or otherwise of the bearing capacity of foundation soil for raising the existing buildings to double storeyed configuration. The study made possible to raise few existing buildings to double storeyed where safe bearing capacity was found adequate and these buildings could reveal good performance since implementation of suggestions.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

Third Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

6-1-1993

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1993 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Foundation Problems at a Residential Complex – A Case History

St. Louis, Missouri

The paper describes a case history in connection with foundation problems at a residential complex on the adequacy or otherwise of the bearing capacity of foundation soil for raising the existing buildings to double storeyed configuration. The study made possible to raise few existing buildings to double storeyed where safe bearing capacity was found adequate and these buildings could reveal good performance since implementation of suggestions.