Accession Number : AD0778156

Title :   Foundations for Family Housing.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB CHAMPAIGN ILL

Personal Author(s) : Bowles,J. E.

Report Date : APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 109

Abstract : The report presents in abbreviated form information necessary to select appropriate foundations for family housing for various site conditions, climates, and construction methods. Included are a comprehensive survey of foundations presently used for family housing, a review of the soil mechanics used in foundation design, a discussion of current forms of house construction, and examples of cost computations for some typical foundations. Also included are several tables which facilitate the selection of an appropriate foundation type. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Housing(Dwellings), *Foundations(Structures), Sites, Soil science, Superstructures, Structural mechanics, Environmental engineering, Cost analysis

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE