A retaining wall is a structure exposed to lateral pressures from the retained soil plus any other surcharges and external loads. All overall stability failure modes must be thoroughly checked, including the bearing capacity of the supporting soil. This article discusses the cantilever retaining wall calculation of the soil bearing pressures. Our software ASDIP RETAIN will

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ASDIP FOUNDATION includes the design of concrete strap footings. This structural engineering software is based on the latest ACI 318 provisions. This post explains the calculation of the soil bearing pressures in a typical strap footing.- Click here to download ASDIP FOUNDATION free 15-day trial.A strap footing usually supports two columns, so it’s a special type of combined footing.

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Column base plates are structural elements designed to spread the load in such a way that the bearing pressures at the support are within the allowable limits. Under the presence of biaxial moments, the base plates may be in partial bearing, leading to a complex design. This document is a step-by-step biaxial base plate example

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Most structural elements in practice are exposed to loads that produce a combination of different internal stresses due to tension, compression shear, flexure, torsion, fatigue, etc. Flexural stresses, also known as bending stresses, are commonly encountered in beams and slabs, normally in combination with shear stresses. Compression members, such as columns, are usually exposed to axial,

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ASDIP FOUNDATION is a structural engineering software for the design of concrete footings. It includes the design of pile caps based on the ACI 318 provisions and CRSI Design Guide. Sometimes the lateral capacity of vertical piles is not enough to resist high lateral loads. In those cases the use of batter piles may provide

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ASDIP RETAIN is a structural engineering software to design retaining walls. However, the software is so flexible that it can also be used to design a masonry fence wall exposed to wind. This article shows the steps required for a fence wall design using ASDIP RETAIN.- Click here to download ASDIP RETAIN free 15-day trial.Fence wall design

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