I've been working for a project, extending a certain building for parking purposes. Unfortunately, the As Built were lost, but somehow, we get some details of beams and columns. I am currently analyzing the structure with Etabs, How do I justify my project, as I don't have the detailed footing. Can I just say, " I assumed my base supports as my footing"?
With all the limited data I had to measure where the location of beams and columns.
PS: I am a student joining here so I can get professional advice. Thanks!
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