Design Aids for Square Footings

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Title: Design Aids for Square Footings

Author(s): Richard W. Furlong

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 62

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 363-372

Keywords: anchorage bond, design, footing, rectangular footing, square footing, ultimate strength, working stress

Date: 3/1/1965

Abstract:
To select footing depths which comply with the ACI Building Code, several trials usually have to be made. This paper presents some design aids which eliminate the trial and error steps and facilitate the selection of reinforcement. Some examples illustrate the use of the charts.