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0201 Soil Pressure on Foundation Walls - Structure Structural Foundation - Description
 
0201 Soil Pressure on Foundation Walls - Structure Structural Foundation - Description -

Image Text: Cross section > A: dry soil exerts a force against the foundation > wall framing > floor framing > topsoil > backfill > foundation wall > drainage tile > gravel > footing > B: wet soil exerts an even greater force against the foundation > floor framing > water level > wall failure > C: frozen soil exerts much more force than wet soil > floor framing > wall failure

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STRUCTURE, Footings and Foundations, Description, Problems, Floors, Sills, Columns, Beams, Joists, Subflooring, Concrete Floor Slabs, Walls, Solid Masonry Walls, Wood Frame Walls, Masonry Veneer Walls, Arches and Lintels, Roof Framing, Rafters, Roof Joists and Ceiling Joists, Collar Ties, Knee Walls and Purlins, Trusses, Wood I Joists, Sheathing

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