# Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion

### Discussion :: GATE Exam Questions - Section 5 (Q.No.1)

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

 [A]. 6.2 [B]. 12 [C]. 9 [D]. 5.14

Explanation:

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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.