Civil Engineering - RCC Structures Design - Discussion


In case the factor of safety against sliding is less than 1.5, a portion of slab is constructed downwards at the end of the heel slab, which is known as

[A]. a key
[B]. a cut-off wall
[C]. a rib
[D]. all the above.

Answer: Option D


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Gubendhiran said: (Aug 22, 2017)  
When the FOS against Sliding become less than 1.5 we used to design the SHEAR KEY.

So answer A is correct.

Abc said: (Sep 22, 2017)  
Yes (A) is right.

We are using cutoff walls to prevent seepage, not for sliding control.

Ashok Behera said: (Apr 21, 2020)  
Option A is correct.

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