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 ...
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Category: Foundation Design
Structural design of foundation, its requirements, calculations and considerations.
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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 ...
How to Design Economical Foundations and Prevent Construction Issues at Site?
There are various considerations for design of economical foundations and practical construction issues to prevent problems in future and make the foundation economical.
Uncased Cast-in-Situ Concrete Piles – Types and Uses
Uncased cast in situ piles are used where the ground does not disturb pile hole with soil or water falling in it. Types and uses of this pile is discussed.
Cased Cast-in-Situ Concrete Piles – Types, Uses and Advantages
Cased piles consist a shell around it and these piles when casted in site are called cased cast-in-situ concrete piles. Types and advantages of these piles are discussed.