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" If the soil is a layer of dry sand fifteen feet or more in thickness, and without admixture of clay, loam or other foreign substance, it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of four thousand pounds per square foot... "
I.C.S. Reference Library - Page 53
1905
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Proceedings of the City Council ...

Chicago (Ill.). City Council - Chicago (Ill.) - 1905
...loaded more than' at the rate of four thousand pounds per square foot. 987. (Load for Mixed Soil.)— If the soil is a mixture of clay and sand, it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of three thousand pounds per square foot. 988. (Foundations in Wet Soil — Trenches to Be Drained.) —...
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A Practical Treatise on Foundations: Explaining Fully the Principals ...

William Macfarland Patton - Bridges - 1893 - 402 pages
...ft. or more in thickness and without admixture of clay, loam, or other foreign substance, 4000 Ibs. per square foot. If the soil is a mixture of clay and sand, 3000 Ibs. per sq. ft. The offsets of foundations of concrete alone shall not exceed one half the height...
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A Practical Treatise on Foundations, Explaining Fully the Principles ...

Concrete - 1893 - 549 pages
...ft. or more in thickness and without admixture of clay, loam, or other foreign substance, 4000 Ibs. per square foot. If the soil is a mixture of clay and sand, 3000 Ibs. per sq. ft. The offsets of foundations of concrete alone shall not exceed one half the height...
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The planning and construction of high office-buildings

William Harvey Birkmire - Building, Iron and steel - 1898 - 345 pages
...admixture of foreign substance, excepting gravel, it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of 3500 pounds per square foot." " If the soil is a mixture...sand it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of 3000 pounds." " If the soil is a layer of dry sand 15 feet or more in thickness and without admixture...
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Architectural engineering: With special reference to high building ...

Joseph Kendall Freitag - Building, Iron and steel - 1901 - 407 pages
...laid on filled or made ground, or on loam, or on any soil containing admixture of organic matter. " If the soil is a mixture of clay and sand, it shall...than at the rate of 3,000 pounds per square foot. " The Boston Building Law leaves the determination of the bearing-power of soils to the discretion...
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Loads in Structures, Properties of Sections, Materials of Structural ...

Building - 1905 - 796 pages
...with it. It must be remembered, however, that clay is an unctuous material, that is, of a fatty or greasy nature, and acts as a lubricant between the...experimental tests made on the soil at the State Capitol at AIbany, it was found that the ultimate bearing capacity of the clay soil was less than 6 tons per square...
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The Revised Municipal Code of Chicago of 1905: Passed March 20, 1905 ...

Chicago (Ill.) - 1905 - 979 pages
...clay, loam or other foreign substance, it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of four thousand pounds per square foot If the soil is a mixture of...sand, it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of three thousand pounds per square foot 579. Foundations in wet soil — trenches to be drained.] In...
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Chicago Building Code and Index

Chicago (Ill.) - Building laws - 1905
...Limit— Depth Regulated by Sewer — Exceptions. be loaded more than at the rale of four thousand pounds per square foot. • If the soil is a mixture...sand, it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of three thousand pounds per square foot. In all cases where foundations are built in wet soil, it shall...
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The Architect's and Builder's Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects ...

Frank Eugene Kidder - Architecture - 1908 - 1661 pages
...admixture of clay, loam, or other foreign substance, it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of 4,000 pounds per square foot. "If the soil is a mixture...than at the rate of 3,000 pounds per square foot." Proportioning the Footings. — The footings under dwellings and light buildings, when on firm soil,...
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Handbook for Architects and Builders

Architecture - 1908
...clay, loam or other foreign substance, it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of four thousand pounds per square foot. If the soil is a mixture of...sand it shall not be loaded more than at the rate of three thousand pounds per square foot. Sec. 579. (Foundations in Wet Soil. — Trenches to Be Drained.)...
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