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Foundations in Mandalay. Precis of a Report on An Investigation into the Subject of Foundations in the Black Cotton and Kyatti, or Sodium Clay, Soils of the Mandalay District, Burma

T 1. INTRODUCTION. THE author’s first impression on arriving in Mandalay was that the buildings there were subjected to a concertina action resulting in bending stresses causing the cracks which had, in some cases, been sufficiently serious to merit the reconstruction of the building. This impression was supported by the type of cracks found. F.L.D. Wooltorton