can any one explain
structural behaviour of trapezoidal combined footing?

can any one explain structural behaviour of trapezoidal combined footing?..

Answer / er.crazycivil

in higher compressive forces acting on footing trapezonal footings are used as compared to rectangular footing their shape is more or less as same as distirbution of shear forces and compressive forces. in rectangular footing the upper portion does not give any advantage in taking loading forces

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