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If the 1000 lb load is vertical and you are developing a moment you could use one of the formulas in the 97 UBC in Sections 1806.8.2.1 or 1806.8.2.2

Jim Persing, PE

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> Subject: Foundation Torsion
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> 
> 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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