continuous footing

continuous footing

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′fu̇d·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A footing that supports a wall.
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continuous footing

Combined footing, which acts like a continuous beam on the foundation. See also: Footing
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continuous footing

A combined footing, of prismatic or truncated shape, which supports two or more columns in a row.
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The practical application is the design of a continuous footing foundation placed under four columns.
The rear of each building ties to a continuous footing, while a post-and-beam foundation levels and supports the rest of the structure, minimizing the amount of concrete that had to be mixed on site.

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