Fan Footing Soil Foundation to Safeguard High and Low Rise Buildings from Seismic Waves
( Vol-5,Issue-3,March 2018 )

B. Bikas Maiti, Dr. Ajayswarup


Seismic Waves, Shallow Foundation, Fan Footing (FF), Soil Foundation (SF), P and S Wave, Peak ground acceleration (PGA).


Foundations may experience serious misery during an earthquake. Earthquake consequences for shallow and profound foundations are represented by planning them fundamentally to give important quality and ensure serviceability. Quality contemplations basically includes ensuring that the foundation loads stay well underneath that directed by the suitable bearing limit under seismic conditions and serviceability is ensured by outlining the substructure for the evaluated perpetual ground distortion. This paper talked about different aspects of earthquake ground motion influence on structures and furthermore how certain building qualities alter the manners by which the building reacts to the ground motion. The association of these attributes decide the general seismic response of the building: regardless of whether it is undamaged; endures minor harm; ends up unusable for quite a long time, weeks, or months; or crumples with extraordinary death toll. Clarifications of a few qualities of ground motion are trailed by portrayals of a few material, auxiliary, and building characteristics that, by communicating with ground motion, decide the building's seismic execution the degree and nature of its harm. The fundamental motivation behind the examination is to break down the seismic bearing limit of foundations and seismic weight and talk about the different issues and issue related into it. Fan Footing Soil Foundation (FPSF) technique was presented for reinforcing.

ijaers doi crossref DOI:


Paper Statistics:
  • Total View : 33
  • Downloads : 5
  • Page No: 011-021
Cite this Article:
Show All (MLA | APA | Chicago | Harvard | IEEE | Bibtex)

[1] Civalek, O. and Yavas, A.2006. Large deflection static analysis of rectangular plates on two parameter elastic foundations. International Journal of Science & Technology, Vol. 1, No 1, 43-50.
[2] Juan Carlos Tiznado A, Analysis of the seismic bearing capacity of shallow foundations, Journal of Construction, 2014, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 40-48.
[3] M. Alhassan and I. L. Boiko, Shallow Foundations for Low-rise Residential Buildings in Nigeria, International Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology Research (IJSETR) Volume 2, Issue 3, March 2013.
[4] M. T. Adams and J. G. Collin, “Large model spread footing load tests on geosynthetic reinforced soil foundations,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, vol. 123, no. 1, pp. 66–72, 1997.
[5] M. TolgaYilmaz, B. SadikBakir, Capacity of shallow foundations on saturated cohesionless soils under combined loading, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2009, 46(6): 639-649.
[6] Mehrab, J. and Mehrad, K. 2010. Comparison between numerical and analytical solution of dynamic response of circular shallow footing. EJGE, Vol. 15.
[7] Mohamed SaadEldin, Arafa El-Helloty, Effect of Opening on Behavior of Raft Foundations Resting on Different Types of Sand Soil, International Journal of Computer Applications, Volume 94 – No.7, May 2014.
[8] Srilakshmi, G. and Rekha, B. 2011. Analysis of mat foundation using finite element method. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 04, No. 06, pp. 113-115, October 2011.
[9] V K Puri, Shallow Foundations For Seismic Loads: Design Considerations, International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, 2013, pp. 1-16.
[10] Vikram Singh Rathore, M.K. Gupta, Designing and contrastive inquisition of spread- isolated and strap- combined footing underlying economical criterion and behavioural aspects pursuant to Chhattisgarh region in India, Research Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 6(6), July (2017), 8-18.