Civil Engineering - Building Construction - Discussion


The taper of precast concrete pile should not be more than

[A]. 1 cm per metre length
[B]. 2 cm per metre length
[C]. 4 cm per metre length
[D]. 5 cm per metre length.

Answer: Option B


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Kish Christian said: (Nov 9, 2014)  
What is a taper?

Kalyani said: (Oct 18, 2015)  
Reducing the size from one end to another end.

Avinash said: (Jul 30, 2016)  
Yes, Kalyani is right.

Prabir said: (Aug 21, 2016)  
Can you discuss it briefly! @Kalyani.

Bhanu Reddy said: (Nov 5, 2016)  
Can you tell me briefly about that?

Mohamed said: (Nov 17, 2016)  
The taper is the pile's head, a part of an object in the shape of a cone.

Abhimanyu Singh said: (May 28, 2017)  
I didn't understand it. Please explain it for me.

Shubhajit Chakrabarty said: (Oct 26, 2017)  
It is a rectangle shape with having height whose top end has bigger dimension and lower end has smaller dimension. Example: if we cut the top or crown horizontally of a pyramid then it convert a tapered section.

Pk Pranab said: (Feb 4, 2018)  
Which is best for pile - taper or square pocket (extra base over the main base)?

Please, anyone, explain.

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