Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering Mcqs

Q.  Terzaghi’s general bearing capacity formula for a strip footing (C Nc + y D Nq + 0.5 Y NTB. gives______________?

a. safe bearing capacity
b. net safe bearing capacity
c. ultimate bearing capacity
d. net ultimate bearing capacity where C = unit cohesion


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Y =unit weight of soil D = depth of foundation B = width of foundation N„ Nq, NY = bearing capacity factors
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