Footing Flexural Reinforcement Design

Document Information

Document Type: FAQ

Product(s): LEAP RCPIER/Substructure

Version(s): All

Original Author: Bentley Technical Support Group 

QUESTION: While designing the footing for flexure, does the program checks for Minimum Reinforcement Criteria?  

Answer :

Yes, while designing footing the program checks for Minimum Reinforcement Criteria as per AASHTO LRFD 5.10.8-1

LRFD 5.10.8 requires to check temperature and shrinkage steel in footing as per equation 5.10.8-1.