Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion

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Pile foundations are generally preferred to for

[A]. bridge foundations
[B]. sky scrapper buildings
[C]. residential buildings
[D]. runways.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Gautam said: (Apr 25, 2014)  
Bridge foundations may also be answer?

Sutabi said: (Jul 18, 2014)  
Yes, @Goutam.

Pile foundation as sheet piling also needed for a Bridge Foundation.

But what is the correct option then?

Imtiyaz Ahmed said: (Sep 8, 2015)  
What is the right answer please give me?

Irfan Ahmad Rather said: (Dec 8, 2015)  
For skyscrapers pile foundation not only transfers the load to the hard stratum but also acts a batter for horizontal loads.

Vyshnavi said: (Jul 16, 2016)  
For bridges well foundations, piles and piers may use depending on site condition. But for sky scrapper building mostly pile foundations are used.

From the above options, I think option B is correct.

Shyam Shukla said: (Aug 30, 2016)  
Yes, I too think the bridge foundation is a correct answer.

Raju said: (Nov 11, 2016)  
For bridge, pile foundation is necessary to know the characteristics of soil.

Insan said: (Feb 17, 2017)  
Well foundation is used for bridge.

Sanat Kumar Rout said: (Aug 2, 2017)  
Pile foundation is also used in bridges.

So why not the answer A?

Swap said: (Aug 31, 2017)  
Actually mostly bridge have well foundation but in some bridges pile foundation is also carried out.

Naveen Kallan said: (Oct 7, 2017)  
For bridge pier foundations are used.

Answer is correct.

Nayan said: (Dec 7, 2017)  
In India, bridge used well foundation.

Avinash Shinde said: (May 7, 2018)  
Empire State building is the best example of skyscraper with pile foundation.

Udaysingh Samadhan Jadhav said: (May 11, 2018)  
Pile foundation will resist the horizontal forces acting on skyscraper building due to the wind.

It will act as a tensile pile too. To resit horizontal tensile forces.

Vivek Kumar said: (Mar 20, 2019)  
According to soil condition, pile foundation is a prefererd bridge on both the structure pier and abutment.

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