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## What is biaxial footing?

bi-axial footing design can take care of both the cases of Positive and Negative pressure. This is a truly bi-axial design where both the moments and vertical force is taken care of at the same time to get their combined effect on footing design. The yellow cells are input cells.

## How do you calculate combine footings?

Combined Footing Problem Solution :

- Step 1: Locate the resultant of loads ‘R’.
- Step 2 : Determine the total area of footing.
- Step 3 : Determine Factored Upward Pressure.
- Step 4: Draw Factored Shear Force Diagram & Bending Moment Diagram.
- Step 5: Draw Factored Bending Moment Diagram.

**What is design of combined footing?**

A combined footing is a type of shallow foundation where a common base is provided for two closely spaced columns. When a common base in form of a strip is provided for three or more rows of columns, it is better described as a continuous footing.

**Is 456 a footing design?**

1. In sloped or stepped footings, the effective cross – section in compression shall be limited by the area above the neutral plane, and the angle of slope or depth and location of steps shall be such that the design requirements are satisfied at every section.

### What is rectangular combined footing?

Rectangular Combined Footing This footing is used when two columns carry equal loads.

### What is known as the spread footing for a single column?

Explanation: A spread footing for a single column is either known as the isolated footing or pad footing. The base area of such a footing is given by A = P/q where P is the total load transmitted by the column, including that of the footing and q is the safe bearing pressure for the soil.

**Which are the design principles of combined foundation?**

A combined footing runs between two or more columns and obviates the need to have multiple isolated footings placed at each column location. Combined footings help to resolve applied stresses throughout the footing and hence have greater stability and can carry significantly more stresses into the ground.

**What are the shapes of the combined footing?**

A combined footing is a long footing supporting two or more columns in (typically two) one row. The combined footing may be rectangular, trapezoidal or Tee-shaped in plan. Rectangular footing is provided when one of the projections of the footing is restricted or the width of the footing is restricted.

#### What is the purpose of pedestal?

In classical architecture, a pedestal is used as a base to support columns, statues or other ornaments. A classical pedestal may be square, octagonal or circular and is usually made up of three elements: Plinth: This is the lowest part of the base of a column or pedestal.

#### Is code for isolated footing design?

Isolated Footing Design Guidelines and Specifications as per IS 456: 2000.

**How many types of combined footing are possible?**

How many types of combined footing are possible? Explanation: Combined footing is provided when 2 columns are very close by. They can be rectangular or trapezoidal in section. Explanation: CPRF uses the combination of pile and raft foundation as the name suggests.

**When a single footing is constructed to support all columns of building the foundation is known as?**

1. Individual Footing or Isolated Footing. Individual footing or an isolated footing is the most common type of foundation used for building construction. This foundation is constructed for a single column and also called a pad foundation.