Example Combined Footing

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Topic
Example Combined Footing
Level
Intermediate
Time to complete
Not provided
Authors
Shiv Charan
FreeCAD version
0.20
Example files
None

Description

The Footing Reinforcement tool allows the user to create reinforcing bars inside a Footing Arch Structure object.

This command is part of the Reinforcement Workbench, an external workbench that can be installed with the Std AddonMgr.svg Addon Manager via the Tools → Addon manager → Reinforcement menu.

In this example we will create Combined Footing Reinforcement as shown in below figure.

Combined Footing reinforcement.png

A Example of Combined Footing reinforcement in Footing Arch Structure

Side view of combined footing of footing reinforcement.png

Right view of given Footing Reinforcement example

Combined footing front view .png

Front view of given Footing Reinforcement example

Usage

1. Select vertical face of a previously created Footing Arch Structure.svg Arch Structure object. as shown in below image.

FootingSelectedFace.png

Selected face for Footing Arch Structure

2. Then select Footing Reinforcement from the rebar tools.

3. A footing reinforcement dialog box will pop-out on screen as shown below.

Footing Reinforcement GUI .png

Dialog Box for the Footing Reinforcement

4. Select the desired rebar type and other input data for rebars in parallel direction of selected face in footing reinforcement mesh as show in below image.

5. Now click on Next button or select Cross Rebars in list view and desired data for input data for rebars in cross direction of selected face in footing reinforcement mesh as show in below image.

6. click next or click on Columns in list view and fill desired input for columns in footing reinforcement. Here you can select to add secondary rebars in columns or not.

7. click next or click on Ties in list view and fill desired input for Ties in columns of footing reinforcement.

8. click next or click on Main rebars in list view and fill desired input for main rebars in columns of footing reinforcement.

Only if secondary rebars check is enable then:

9. click next or click on XDir Secondary rebar in list view and fill desired input for secondary rebars in X direction in a column in footing reinforcement.

10. click next or click on YDir Secondary rebar in list view and fill desired input for secondary rebars in Y direction in a column in footing reinforcement.

11. Click OK or Apply or Finish to generate Footing reinforcement.

12. Click Cancel to exit the dialog box.