The "Surcharge"contains a with a list of input surcharges. surcharge is performed in the "New surcharge" . The values are specified according to "Geometry" chart displayed in the right part of the dialog window. The input surcharges can also be edited on the desktop with the help of .
The z-coordinate measured from the foundation joint of a structure is specified (positive direction downwards) when inputting the surcharge at a depth different from the depth of foundation joint.
The surcharge is considered only when computing settlement and rotation of a foundation, in which case itin soil below foundation. When computing the foundation bearing capacity, the surcharge is not considered - its presence would increase the bearing capacity.