Chapter

Design of footings

The design of footings is covered by Section 6 of Eurocode 7 Part 1, 'Spread foundations', whose contents are as follows: §6.1 General (2 paragraphs) §6.2 Limit states (1) §6.3 Actions and design situations (3) §6.4 Design and construction considerations (6) §6.5 Ultimate limit state design (32) §6.6 Serviceability limit state design (30) §6.7 Foundations on rock; additional design considerations (3) §6.8 Structural design of foundations (6) §6.9 Preparation of the subsoil (2)

Section 6 of EN 1997-1 applies to pad, strip, and raft foundations and some provisions may be applied to deep foundations, such as caissons.

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