Civil Engineering - RCC Structures Design - Discussion


The weight of a foundation is assumed as

[A]. 5% of wall weight
[B]. 7% of wall weight
[C]. 10% of wall weight
[D]. 12% of wall weight

Answer: Option C


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Vinod said: (Aug 29, 2015)  
The self weight of column assume 10% of total load.

S.Sarkar said: (Jun 13, 2016)  
mentioned it any specific code

Srimanta Kuatua said: (Sep 16, 2016)  
This is right, the Weight of the foundation is 10% of total wall weight.

Nawin said: (Nov 30, 2016)  
Because of "self-weight of the soil".

Priya said: (Aug 1, 2017)  
Can I have detail explanation for this answer?

Tabbu Shaikh said: (Apr 21, 2018)  
It is 10% of the load of column from sp16.

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