🕑 Reading time: 1 minuteReinforcement detailing of footing is as much important as site investigation for the structural design of footing. A good detailing reflects the design requirement of the footing for structural stability. A good detailing of reinforcement covers topics like cover to reinforcement based on environmental considerations for durability, minimum reinforcement and bar diameters, proper dimensioning of footing. It is desirable foundation should be detailed in both plan and elevation in drawings. That is why different aspects of reinforcement detailing of isolated footing is discussed in the following sections.
Reinforcement detailing of isolated footing include:
- Concrete cover of reinforcements
- Minimum reinforcement and bar diameter
- Reinforcement distribution in isolated footing
- Dowel Reinforcement
- Lap splice