Brom’s Method Sep 2017

Rigid Shaft Foundation Design

User Input

______ Load Factors (Factor_vertical, Factor_lateral)
______ Foundation Geometry (Diameter, Height, Depth, Discounted Depth)
______ Soil Cohesion (Cu)
______ Design Guidance (Bearing?, Skin Friction?)
______ Allowable Bearing Stress
______ Allowable Factor of Safety

Output

______ Bearing Stress Ratio
______ Skin Friction Ratio

Karl Hoitsma, P.E. (khoitsma)

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