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DIG 240 Low-rise buildings on shrinkable clay soils: part 1

Publication Year
1993

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Abstract

Describes the shrinking and swelling behaviour of clay soils and shows the general location within the UK of the more common shrinkable clays. It also gives guidance on identifying such clay and assessing its shrinking or swelling potential.


Document History

Whilst this publication can still be purchased some of the information in it has been superseded by more recent research and standards. The BRE Group does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage, including - without limitation - indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from use, or loss of use, of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this document. Supplements Digests 63, 64 and 67 Soils and foundations.


ISBN

0851256090


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BRE

BRE is a building science centre that generates new knowledge through research. This is used to create products, tools and standards that drive positive change across the built environment. BRE helps its government and private sector clients meet the significant environmental, social and economic challenges they face in delivering homes, buildings and communities. BRE is owned by the BRE Trust, a registered charity. The Trust uses the profits made by the BRE companies to fund research and education that advances knowledge of the built environment.

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Bracknell
RG12 8FZ
UK

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