An analytical model for the design of corner combined footings

  • Arnulfo Luevanos Rojas Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila
  • Sandra Lopez Chavarria Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila
  • Manuel Medina Elizondo Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila
  • Ricardo Sandoval Rivas Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila
  • Oscar Mario Farias Montemayor Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila
Keywords: corner combined footings, analytical model for design, flexural moments, flexural shearing, punching shearing


This work shows an analytical model for the design of corner combined footings subjected to an axial load and two orthogonal flexural moments per each column. It considers the real pressure on the ground below of the footing, and the methodology is based on the principle that the integration of the shear force is the moment. The current design considers the maximum pressure at all contact points. This model is verified by equilibrium of shear forces and moments. The application of the model is presented by means of a numerical example. Therefore, the proposed model is the most appropriated, because it generates better quality control in the resources used.


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Author Biography

Arnulfo Luevanos Rojas, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila

Instituto de Investigaciones Multidisciplinarias, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila


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How to Cite
Luevanos Rojas, A., Lopez Chavarria, S., Medina Elizondo, M., Sandoval Rivas, R., & Farias Montemayor, O. M. (2020). An analytical model for the design of corner combined footings. Revista ALCONPAT, 10(3), 317 - 335.