Suggested Design Procedures for Combined Footings and Mats


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Title: Suggested Design Procedures for Combined Footings and Mats

Author(s): ACI Committee 436 S. V. De Simone (chairman)

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 63

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 1041-1058

Keywords: ACI committee report, allowances, concrete, design, earth pressure, footings, foundations, loads (forces), stresses, structural design.

Date: 10/1/1966

This report deals with the design of footings carrying more than a single column or wall load. Although it is primarily concerned with the structural aspects of the design, considerations of soil mechanics cannot be eliminated and the designer's attention is invited to the important interrelation of the two fields in connection with the design of such construction elements.