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Base Plate (Axial Load only) Compression Member

𝑷𝒖
𝑨𝒈 =
𝟎. 𝟗𝒇𝒄𝒓
𝒇𝒄𝒓 = 𝒊𝒇( 𝟏𝑳 𝟎. 𝟒𝟓𝑭𝒚) 𝒐𝒓 (𝟐𝑳 𝟎. 𝟔𝟓𝑭𝒚)
𝑲𝑳
< 𝟐𝟎𝟎
𝒓
KL/r max of KxL/rx or Ky L/ry
𝝅𝟐 𝑬
𝑭𝒆 =
𝑲𝑳 𝟐
𝐏𝐮 = 𝟏. 𝟐𝐃 + 𝟏. 𝟔𝐋 ( )
𝒓
𝑨𝟐 = 𝑹𝑪 𝒇𝒐𝒐𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂𝒓𝒆𝒂 𝒇𝒚 𝐊𝐋 𝟐𝟗𝟎𝟎𝟎
𝑭𝒄𝒓 = (𝟎. 𝟔𝟓𝟖𝒇𝒆 ) ∗ 𝐟𝐲 → ≤ 𝟒. 𝟕𝟏√
𝑷𝒖 𝐫 𝒇𝒚
𝐀𝟏 =
𝑨𝟐
𝟎. 𝟔𝟓 ∗ 𝟎. 𝟖𝟓𝒇𝒄̀ √𝑨𝟏 𝑲𝑳 𝟐𝟗𝟎𝟎𝟎
𝑭𝒄𝒓 = 𝟎. 𝟖𝟕𝟕𝑭𝒆 → > 𝟒. 𝟕𝟏√
𝒓 𝒇𝒚
𝑨𝟐
For design ≫≫≫≫≫ √ =𝟐 𝑷𝒖 𝒎𝒂𝒙 = 𝟎. 𝟗 ∗ 𝑨𝒈 ∗ 𝑭𝒄𝒓 ≥ 𝑷𝒖
𝑨𝟏

either footing or raft foundation E = 29000 ksi


𝟎. 𝟗𝟓𝒅 − 𝟎. 𝟖𝒃𝒇 NB: units in kips and in
∆= ‫ـــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ‬
𝟐
𝐀𝟏
𝑵 = √𝑨𝟏 + ∆ 𝐁=
𝐍

𝟐𝑷𝒖
𝒕 ≥ 𝑳√
𝟎. 𝟗 ∗ 𝒇𝒚 ∗ 𝑩 ∗ 𝑵

𝑳 = 𝒎𝒂𝒙. 𝒐𝒇 ↓
𝑵 − 𝟎. 𝟗𝟓𝒅 𝑩 − 𝟎. 𝟖𝒃𝒇
𝒎= 𝒐𝒓 𝒏 =
𝟐 𝟐

For Base Plate


Nmin = d + 2 in ,
Bmin = bf + 2 in, tmin = L/4 or ½ in
For RC Pedestal
Lmin = N + 4 in
Wmin = B + 4 in
NB: units in kips and in