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CONCRETE BEARING CAPACITY

GIVEN :
0.65 := Concrete bearing strength reduction factor
fc 23MPa := Concrete cylindrical compressinve strength at 28 days
a 155mm := Column / Pedestal short dimension
b 200mm := Column / Pedestal long dimension
d 200mm := Concrete effective depth
A
1
ab 31000mm
2
= := Column / Pedestal loaded area
A
2
a 22 d + ( ) b 22 d + ( ) 955000mm
2
= := Concrete area under frustum
A
f
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A
2
A
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2 = := Bearing capaicty multiplication factor


SOLUTION
DESING BEARING STRENGTH OF CONCRETE
B
1
0.85 fc A
1
:= ACI 318M-08 Sec.10.14.1
B
1
393.933kN =
B
2
0.85 fc A
1
A
f
:=
ACI 318M-08 Sec.10.14.1
B
2
787.865kN =