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Thanks Roger.
 
John
----- Original Message -----
From: Roger Turk
Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2003 8:53 AM
Subject: Footing's section modulus

John,

To calculate soil pressure from an eccentrically loaded square footing, the
section modulus is (b^3)/6.  However, the section modulus for an uncracked
concrete section is (b * depth^2 )/6.

HTH

A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Tucson, Arizona

John Nader wrote:

. > Please confirm that the section modulus for  a square footing is (b^3)/6
. > and not

. > (b * depth^2 ) /6.

. > Thanks in advance.

. > John

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