Development of an Android Based Mobile Application for the Design and Detailing of Isolated Pad Foundations According to Eurocode 2

A. Yusuf*, A. Isiaka**, M. Abubakar***, H. O. Aminulai****, A. Abdullahi*****, T. A. Alayande******
*-***** Department of Civil Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
****** Department of Civil Engineering, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria.
Periodicity:January - June'2019


In a building construction project, it is the responsibility of the structural engineer to come up with a complete design of all structural elements. When this is done manually it is tasking, time consuming, and produces errors with inconsistent results. However, the design can be done using computer software, but this also comes with some downside; it is expensive and complex to use. Thus, this research developed an android based mobile application for the design of pad foundations to Eurocode 2 to put these challenges in check when designing pad footings. The mobile application designs isolated Axially loaded-only and Axially loaded with bending pad footing to Eurocode 2 accurately, with consistent results and in a timely manner. The application was tested using typical test parameters and results are compared to the manual computations. There was no significant difference in the steel sections provided for both methods. All checks that must be satisfactory in design were all checked and found to be satisfactory.


Android, Application, Design, Eurocode, Pad Foundation.

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Yusuf, A., Isiaka, A., Abubakar, M., Aminulai, H. O., Abdullahi, A., & Alayande, T. A (2019). Development of an Android Based Mobile Application for the Design and Detailing of Isolated Pad Foundations According to Eurocode 2. i-manager’s Journal on Mobile Applications and Technologies , 6(1), 21-26.


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