Major Power Station Foundation in Broken Limestone

by W. F. Swiger,
H. M. Estes,


Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 5, Pg. 77-86


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Subsurface pinnacles of limestone surrounded by rubble in clay of varying consistency require detailed examination at each building column and equipment foundation to establish an economical type of design for each foundation for a steam power plant.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Foundation design | Limestone | Building design | Machine foundations | Steam power | Subsurface environment | Riprap

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