Reinforcement Columns

Consider a column with cross section 300×300. This is the smallest allowable column section when seismic behavior is required. It is reinforced with 4 longitudinal bars and one stirrup. The cross section described is not generally used but it was chosen in this introductory paragraph for training purposes. The column has a length of 2.70 […]

Raft foundation

The extensive foundation (which is usually called raft foundation), is a unified foundation that extends throughout the entire area of the columns. As a rule, raft foundation is used as a building’s foundation when the soil has a low bearing ca-pacity. The behaviour of the raft foundation resembles the behaviour of a strip foundation grate. […]