Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion


Under-reamed piles are generally

[A]. driven piles
[B]. bored piles
[C]. precast piles
[D]. all the above.

Answer: Option B


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Abhishek Reddy said: (Jan 29, 2014)  
Under reamed piles are generally known as bored piles.

Abinash Chandra Giri said: (Sep 24, 2014)  
Under - reamed piles are generally done by the boring for binding of concrete.

N.Balasubramani said: (Jan 21, 2017)  
Initially, borehole is made before driving of pile. So under reamed piles are bored piles.

Bharamann said: (Aug 27, 2017)  
Yes, under -reamed pile are generally called as boring piles.

Ank said: (Oct 7, 2017)  
What is meant by under reamed pile?

Abhishek Kashyap said: (Jan 9, 2018)  
A pile with arrangenent to resist upthrust by soil mass is known under reamed pile.

Madhu said: (Feb 28, 2018)  
It is found that under-reamed piles provide an ideal solution to foundation in black cotton soil or other similar types of expansive soils.

Raghunandhan said: (May 16, 2018)  
Under reamed piles are bored cast in situ piles. It is Best suited in black soil.

Shobhit Vajpeyee said: (Aug 28, 2018)  
Bulb are desined to increase the bearing capacity, spacing of bulb is also an important Parameter.

Rohan Joshi said: (Aug 29, 2018)  
1 bulb of pile increase 50% strength of bearing.

Rohit said: (Oct 21, 2018)  
Bored piles as they are fat - trick.

Mahesh Reddy said: (Feb 13, 2019)  
Option (B) is correct. I agree.

Mugundh said: (Jun 16, 2019)  
What is a driven pile?

Rahul said: (Mar 15, 2020)  
These piles also known as bored piles. Under reamed piles first time made in India by the IIT Roorkee.

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