Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Repair of Distressed Slab-on-Grade Foundation

We know black cotton soil is a problem soil as it has destructive properties of expanding and shrinkage. It has great affinity to moisture. When it found moisture, it expands to cause enough foundation problems to building structures.

Our aim of this post is to provide a repair method to make serviceable a slab on grade foundation, distressed by black cotton soil, with constructing and designing and properly connecting a structural slab.

This discussion are completed in five consecutive parts. These are:
Settled pavement slab due to black cotton soil
Source: http://civil-engg-world.blogspot.com

Part-4         Part-5