Design Guide for Square Spread Footings for Individual Columns

Design Guide for Square Spread Footings for Individual Columns
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Design Guide - 40 pp.; 1st Edition

Contents include:

  • Introduction
  • Soil Pressures
  • Footing Capacity
  • Design Considerations
  • Scope and Basis of Load Tables
  • Use of Tabulated Designs
  • Development of Dowels in Footings
  • Dowel Example 1 - Dowels for Minimum Size Columns
  • Dowel Example 2 - Dowels for Columns with Minimum Longitudinal Reinforcement
  • Manual Example
  • Notations
  • Tables

This design guide offers the design engineer the ability to quickly design square spread footings for individual columns through tabulated designs that cover a wide range of soil bearing capacities, for footings 4 to 20 feet square. Examples are also included to show how the tabulated values were determined.