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How about surcharging the site before construction?

Chris Towne, P.E.
Chapman Technical Group
200 Sixth Avenue
St. Albans, WV 25177
Phone 304-727-5501
Fax 304-727-5580


----- Original Message -----
From: "John Holliday" <john.holliday(--nospam--at)chemtex.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 2:42 AM
Subject: Short and long term settlement


> I am designing a large concrete industrial structure. The soils report
> states that settlement during the construction phase will be 2 to 2 1/4"
and
> an additional 1" long term. I am considering using a combination mat and
> strip footings. I am a little worried about differential settlement. For
the
> long term it is acceptable (assuming 75% of 1") but how much do I have to
> worry about the differential settlement during the construction phase?
> Thanks in advance for all answers.
>
> John Holliday P.E.
>
>
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