Differential Settlement due to variation in soil moisture content

What is it about?

The research paper presents findings on differential settlement of reinforced concrete building structure caused by variation of moisture content for foundation soils, a case of Nairobi, Kenya.

Why is it important?

Research findings presented are important for construction sector stakeholders during design and construction of buildings located in areas prone to variation in soil moisture content. The study shows that variation in soil moisture content by over 50% during the building’s lifetime leads to structural failure may lead to collapse of buildings. Read more about the article here: https://bit.ly/3hbkF1R

Author: Bentham Science Publishers

A major STM journal publisher of more than 100 online and print journals and related print/online book series, Bentham Science answers the information needs of scientists in the fields of pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical, engineering, technology, computer and social sciences.

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