columnas en espesor

English translation: columns by thickness

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Spanish term or phrase:columnas en espesor
English translation:columns by thickness
Entered by: Robert Forstag

14:29 Jan 13, 2019
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Contract dispute / Puerto Rico
Spanish term or phrase: columnas en espesor
The context is construction of a dam involving the installation of thousands of stone columns. The term is listed in a table that includes billable past-due amounts being claimed by a contractor from a public authority.

The two glossary entries of "en espesor" do not seem relevant to the present context.
Robert Forstag
United States
Local time: 09:17
columns by thickness
Explanation:
This is the only thing that makes sense to me, given the sparse context.
Stone columns are used to improve subsurface soil conditions for foundations of structures, in this case apparently a dam. The thicknesses required for finished stone columns may vary according to soil type, consolidation/density. water content, and other factors.
If you can provide any more context, it might help reduce the uncertainty around this.
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TomWalker
United States
Local time: 07:17
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columns by thickness


Explanation:
This is the only thing that makes sense to me, given the sparse context.
Stone columns are used to improve subsurface soil conditions for foundations of structures, in this case apparently a dam. The thicknesses required for finished stone columns may vary according to soil type, consolidation/density. water content, and other factors.
If you can provide any more context, it might help reduce the uncertainty around this.

TomWalker
United States
Local time: 07:17
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