318M-19: Building Code Requirements for Concrete and Commentary The design of wall footing, which is also termed as strip footing, is based on the principles of beam action with only slight modifications. Wall footing should be designed to safely support ...

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Structural design of foundation, its requirements, calculations and considerations.

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## Construction of Wall Footings – Materials, and Dimensions

Wall footings are pad or spread and strip footings which are used to support structural or nonstructural walls to transmit and distribute the loads to the soil in such a manner that the load-bearing capacity of the soil is not ...

## Raft Foundation — Design Requirements and Applicability

A raft or mat foundation is a sizable concrete slab or slab-and-beam system which supports all the loads of superstructure through walls or columns in two or more rows and rests on soil layer or rock. A raft foundation may ...

## Footing Bar Bending Schedule (BBS) – Estimation of Steel Quantity

Bar bending schedule (BBS) of an concrete footing provides the reinforcement details and the total steel quantity required for the footing construction. The BBS and quantity of steel reinforcement required for a simply isolated footing are calculated and explained by ...

## Trapezoidal Footing Formula

The trapezoidal footing formula is used to determine the volume of a trapezoidal footing from the respective drawing specifications. Here, the trapezoidal footing formula is explained and clarified with the help of an example. Trapezoidal Footing Formula As shown in ...

## Tolerances for Concrete Foundation Construction as per ACI 117M-10

Specification tolerances for concrete foundation construction as per ACI 117M such as tolerances for plumb line deviation, location displacement, deviation from elevation, plane and cross-sectional dimensions of foundations are discussed. Fig.1: Concrete Foundation Construction Tolerances for Concrete Foundation Construction as ...

## What are the Thickness Requirements of Strip Foundations?

There are number of factors that control a thickness of strip foundation such as losing condition, types of soil, and depth of foundation. The thickness requirements of strip foundation according to load conditions and depth of foundation are discussed. Fig.1: ...

## Bar Bending Schedule for Pile Foundation with Calculations

To clearly understand the bar bending schedule of a pile foundation, it is necessary to be familiar about the typical reinforcement details of a pile foundation. Pile foundation is a common type of deep foundation, used for supporting heavy loaded ...