Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion


The value of bearing capacity factor for cohesion, Nc, for piles as per Meyerhof, is taken as :

[A]. 6.2
[B]. 12.0
[C]. 9.0
[D]. 5.14

Answer: Option D


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Nithya said: (Apr 5, 2015)  
Explain the answer?

Sumeet Kumar said: (Oct 12, 2016)  
It is option C. 9.

Jagdish said: (Jul 6, 2017)  
Option C=9.

Jagdish said: (Jul 9, 2017)  
Yes, 9 is correct.

Deep said: (Aug 30, 2017)  
Option C is correct.

Roy said: (Nov 26, 2017)  
I think C is the correct answer.

Avijit said: (Mar 22, 2018)  
the The correct Option is C. Because pile foundation means deep foundation. For deep foundation it is 9.

Sameer Sopori said: (Jul 14, 2018)  
Nc= tt+2.
Nc=3.14+2 = 5.14.
when pile angle will be equal to zero, (θ=0)

we can take these values from the Meyerhof's table.

Salam said: (Nov 15, 2020)  
Yes, the Correct answer is 9.

Sahil Chavda said: (Dec 13, 2020)  
9.0 is the correct answer.

A Ali said: (Feb 2, 2021)  
9 is the correct answer.

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