Brief overview of footing in construction

This construction video focuses on some useful construction topics related with building foundation which range from explanation of foundation, objective of foundation, design standards, classification of footing, load bearing capability of soil, pressure allocation of soil, design illustration of R.C. isolated column footing.

The foundation of a building belongs to the portion of walls, piers and columns that is connected directly with the ground and transferring loads to the ground.

Footing denotes the lower part of the foundation that is build up underneath the ground level in solid surface.

Objective of footing

Transmit the live and dead load concerning the structure through a widespread area in order to resist the movement of the soil as well as the building.

Withstand settlement and lateral load.

Brief overview of footing in construction