DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FOOTING AND FOUNDATION
A footing is the part of the foundation which supports it and transfers the load to the larger area on soil, so it safe the foundation from the settlement. It is generally provided with reinforcement and cast with concrete. Footings are majorly used in conjunction with shallow foundations commonly. The width and depth of any footing mainly depend on the type of soil and the size and type of foundation.
The footing is a structural member that safely transfers the load of the superstructure to the ground, and is the foremost construction member of the building.
The primary method of footing design is to transmit the load so that the size per area of the load transferred from the superstructure of the building is less than the strength that the ground can reinforce, that is, the bearing capacity.
With this function, the footing is a structure fixed between the ground and the column or wall directly above it, and the essential point in the essential design is to decrease the total quantity of settlement and control the occurrence of immobile settlement.
Types of Footings Following are the different types of footings, Continuous Wall Footing. Isolated Footing. Combined Footing. Strip Footing. Strap Footing. Raft Footing. Pile Footing…………..
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