­
Back To Category
0255 Basement Floors Provide Lateral Support - Structure Structural Foundation
 
0255 Basement Floors Provide Lateral Support - Structure Structural Foundation -

Image Text: Cross section > even if the foundation and footing are not keyed together, a continuous basement floor slab prevents inward movement of the foundation > not keyed > backfill > foundation wall > drainage tile > basement floor slab > footing > gravel > keyed > backfill > foundation wall > drainage tile > basement floor slab > footing > gravel > it is considered to be good practice to key the foundation into the footing to prevent the bottom from sliding across the footing under horizontal pressure

Powered by Phoca Gallery

Image courtesy of Carson Dunlop. To purchase images, go to CarsonDunlop

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

­