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Difference between Foundation and Footing | Civil Engineering Facts

foundation and footing

Foundations are broadly classified as : Shallow Foundations Deep Foundations According to Karl von Terzaghi, a foundation is shallow if its depth is equal to or less than its width. Foundations constructed by open excavation are also called shallow foundations. The term footing is used in conjunction with shallow foundations commonly. A footing is a foundation unit constructed in brickwork, masonry or concrete […]