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Spread Footings And Mat Foundations - 3 PDH

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This course provides an introduction to the design of spread footings and mat foundations for buildings and other structures such as towers. When required footings cover more than half the area beneath a structure, it is often desirable to enlarge and combine the footings to cover the entire area. This type of foundation is called a raft or mat foundation and may be cheaper than individual footings because of reduced forming costs and simpler excavation procedures. A mat foundation also may be used to resist hydrostatic pressures or to bridge over small, soft spots in the soil, provided the mat is adequately reinforced.
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Course Outline

1. General

2. Adequate foundation depth

3. Footing design

4. Mat foundations

5. Special requirements for mat foundations

6. Modulus of subgrade reaction for footings and mats

7. Foundations for towers

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will:

  • Learn guidelines for depth of foundations;

  • Learn how to design footings in cohesive soils;

  • Learn about design of footings in cohesionless soils such as sand;

  • Learn how to estimate foundation pressures distribution;

  • Learn how to design for stability of mat foundations;

  • Learn the conventional and approximate plate methods of analysis of mat foundations; and

  • Learn how design mat foundations on compressible soils.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for civil engineers, structural engineers, geotechnical engineers, geologists and other design and construction professionals wanting an introduction to methods and techniques for designing footings and mat foundations for buildings and other structures such as towers.

Benefit for Attendee

This course will give engineers and other design and construction professionals an introduction to tools that can be used to design footings and mat foundations on cohesive and cohesionless soils.

Course Introduction

This is an introduction to footings and mat foundations for buildings and other structures.

Course Summary

This course will give you an introduction to methods that can be used to design footings and mat foundations for structures.

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