Author: Morice, P B
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Morice, P B
SIR - In view of the importance of British Standard Specifications to the structural engineering profession, perhaps you could publish in THE STRUCTURAL ENGINEER the following remarks regarding the draft revision to B.S.449 which has been circulated to obtain comments from the industry.
IN the past it has been usual when designing eccentrically loaded footings to assume that the pressure distribution across the base of the footing would be linear and that the maximum value of the pressure must be limited to that permissible under a centrally loaded footing.
MR. L. E. HAWKINS said he had been concerned with two of the bridges and he was very interested to read in Mr. Palmer’s Paper about the Southern Railway work.