Project: Frost-Protected-Shallow-Foundation-For-An-ICF-Building-Wall-In-Southeastern-Michigan (HatD1yae-101-03h-eebn)
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For this project we provided a shallow frost protected foundation instead of a conventional footing with its bottom at below frost depth.
In Southeastern Michigan, bottom of wall foundations is typically 42" below finished grade in non-granular soil conditions to protect the building from ravages of frost upheave.
A good reference source ... American Society of Civil Engineers, SEI/ASCE 32-01, Design and Construction of Frost Protected Shallow Foundations , 2001 for this project.
I am depicting in the following a picture showing a cross section of the wall and the related design data.
Frost-Protected-Shallow-Foundation-For-An-ICF-Building-Wall-In-Southeastern-Michigan ... Picture 1
ANAND Enterprises project Frost-Protected-Shallow-Foundation-For-An-ICF-Building-Wall-In-Southeastern-Michigan (HatD1yae-101-03h-eebn)
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