combined footing

combined footing

[kəm′bīnd ′fu̇d·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A footing, either rectangular or trapezoidal, that supports two columns.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

combined footing

A footing which supports more than one column load.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Many buildings survived because they had 'combined footing foundation' which is two or more columns on a straight line that carry the weight of floors, said Aurora Samson-Reyna, UL vice president for academic affairs.
The eccentrically loaded footing can be designed by providing unequal offsets of the footing on either side of the column face so as to match the centre of gravity of footing area with centre of gravity of column loads, combined footings are provided when it is not possible to extend the footing beyond a certain limits.

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