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.
From: Wladimir bassett A. <wbassett(--nospam--at)tmx.com.ni>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
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.