The foundation is that part of the structure that transfers the loads to the supporting soil in such a way that the resulting bearing pressures are kept under acceptable limits. If the underlying soil is satisfactory, then a spread footing is usually the recommended solution by the soils engineer.In addition to the stability checks and

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ASDIP STEEL is a structural engineering software for design of steel members and connections. It includes the design of Flange-Plated moment connections based on the latest AISC 360 provisions.The design of moment connections may become complex and time-consuming, since it involves the checking of multiple limit states, design provisions, and geometric constraints, for both bending and shear.

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Anchor rods are elements designed to resist mostly tension forces, sometimes in combination with shear. Out of all the tension limit states required by ACI 318, concrete breakout is particularly important because a concrete failure would be non-ductile, and therefore it should be avoided. This blog post discusses how to calculate the concrete breakout capacity of anchor rods.

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ASDIP CONCRETE is a structural software that includes the design if biaxial slender columns, multi-span continuous beams, and concrete / block bearing walls exposed to out-of-plane loads. Now ASDIP CONCRETE complies with ACI 318-19. Load combinations per ASCE 7-16. Following are the most important changes affecting the software.- Click here to download ASDIP CONCRETE free

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ASDIP FOUNDATION includes the design of concrete combined footings based on the latest ACI 318 provisions. This post explains the calculation of the soil bearing pressures in a typical combined footing, and the different factors that may affect the size and shape of the footing.- Click here to download ASDIP FOUNDATION free 15-day trial.A combined footing usually

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ASDIP STEEL includes the design of continuous steel and composite beams per the latest AISC 360. The structural design of steel or composite beams includes the checking of multiple limit states for shear, bending, and deflections, in order to comply with the design code provisions. But how do you know if your design can be

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