Attached is a graphic showing water intrusion through a form-tie to the rebar sitting on top that expands due to rust creating expansion forces great enough to split the concrete foundation wall.
Awesome Randy! For me “Expansion Force” is hard to read in red against brown.
I just changed the colors to make it more readable.
Randy Mayo, PE
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Really nice. Goes well with your case study.
Sounds a lot like Champlain Towers South.
That’s a good one Randy. Thanks for posting!