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This paper deals with the adobe strategy of construction which is mixing and puddling the materials to be applied to a sun-dried brick or to a structure of that material. The work was divided into three main parts: (1) Survey of Ellis County Soils; (2) Selection of soil material with respect to shrinkage; and (3) Treatment of soils with respect to waterproofing.
Fort Hays Kansas State College
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LD2651 .K4ks F67 no.4-5 1950-51
Read, Buster Wayne; Read, W. G.; and Zinszer, H. A., "Proper Mixtures of Ellis County Soils for Adobe Construction, and Their Physical Properties" (1950). Fort Hays Studies Series. 53.