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Can you make it a "X" shaped footing?  Each leg of the
"X" will then be "keyed" into the soil. This will
probably be your best bet for resisting the torque
applied at the column base. 

Cliff


--- engineer101(--nospam--at)att.net wrote:
> Can anyone recommend a guide for designing round
> foundations for torsion 
> reactions? 
> 
> Example: 
> 20ft cantilevered inverted 'L' shape structure with
> large lateral load at the 
> end of the horizontal arm. Arm length = 10ft,
> torsion = 1000# X 10 ft = 
> 10,000 ft-#. Foundtion = single round pile
> 
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