Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion


The two criteria for the determination of allowable bearing capacity of a foundation are

[A]. tensile failure and compression failure.
[B]. tensile failure and settlement.
[C]. bond failure and shear failure.
[D]. shear failure and settlement.

Answer: Option D


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Rizwan said: (Mar 9, 2020)  
Sheer failure and settlement determine allowable bearing capacity.

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