Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.


Reinforcement for Pad footing

Reinforcement for Pad footing

Hi Guys,

I've got a pad footing, 600length x 600width x 600depth, and i'm not quite sure how to reinforce it. It's taking about 10kn.m of moment. Initially i was just thinking to put slab mesh on each side to take the tension forces generated but figure it might be a bit hard to construct. Any advice would be much appreciated.

RE: Reinforcement for Pad footing

This is structural 101. Perhaps consult with your supervisory engineer?
Or hire an SE.

Check out Eng-Tips Forum's Policies here:
FAQ731-376: Forum Policies

RE: Reinforcement for Pad footing

Your first problem is that your block of concrete is incapable of resisting 10 kN-m overturning. Get some help.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close