Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Revit Stepped Footings (Foundations)

I found this over on Revit Rocks a little while ago and have been meaning to post about it.....

Whilst these videos are very instructive on how to create the family, this form of construction would not be permitted iin the UK. We have some very basic rules for dealing with stepped foundations.

So if you are a technician in the UK here they are:-

Here is a Detail of the Stepped Foundations


Daryl Gregoire said...

I like the look of the UK footings myself but our engineers in Canada don't seem to like the stepped bottom for 'shear' reasons? Not sure about the Aussi's or US.

cadalot said...

The limits set for the steps kind of negate reduce the likleyhood of any shear problems and its always possible to lay mesh in the foundation.

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