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It would be the moment DIVIDED by half the length and then add P and that
would give the force (down) at the end of the footing.

-----Original Message-----
From: Wladimir bassett A. <wbassett(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: Monday, May 10, 1999 11:46 PM
Subject: Footing Soil Design Momemt

>Hello fellow engineers all over the world !!  I  would like to know if
>I'm O.K. in the design moment for checking the footing soil pressure.
>Once we have the results of the computer (or hand) analysis, the moment
>of this result can be reduced by an amount equal to the product of the
>axial load "P" times the half of the trial lenght of the footing (in the
>direction of the moment of course), i.e.: Msoil = Mresult - P(L)/2  ??
>Thank you very much for your contributions.
>                                           Wladimir Bassett A.