Preparing the Footings and the Observatory Floor

  • John Hicks
Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

The Concrete Slab Floor

Preparing the Forms for the Observatory Floor

Referring to the following plans, you will notice that the thickness of the concrete slab increases under the walls around the perimeter of the observatory, and under each of the posts supporting the gantry section (Fig. 5.1).


Concrete Slab Concrete Floor Strip Footing Anchor Bolt Finished Floor 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OntarioCanada

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