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is a nice video presentation from Parag Pal, the renowned civil engineer. In
this video, Mr. Parag gives brief explanation about types of footings mostly
utilized in construction. The types of footings range from isolated footings,
mat footings, strap footings, combined footings. All the footings are
demonstrated with their diagrams.
considered as the most vital parts in various foundations like bridges.
Isolated footings - Isolated footings are used in
normal home, house constructions. When footing is arranged to provide support
to a distinct column, it is known as “isolated footing”. It belongs to
circular, square or rectangular slab having identical thickness.
Combined footings -
When two or more columns in a straight line are passed on a single spread
footing, it is known as a combined footing. It is generally utilized when the
two column are very adjacent to each other so that their individual footings
Strap footings - A strap footing is a constituent of
the foundation of a building. It is one sort of combined footing that contains
two or more column footings attached with a concrete beam. This type of beam is
known as a strap beam.
foundation or mat footings - A big, dense, generally reinforced concrete mat
that delivers loads from various columns and walls, to the foundational rock or
soil. It is called raft foundation.
online demonstration, watch the following video.
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