Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Discussion


The maximum load carried by a pile, when it continues to sink without further increase of load, is known as

[A]. ultimate load carrying capacity
[B]. ultimate bearing capacity
[C]. ultimate bearing resistant
[D]. all the above.

Answer: Option D


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Jagan Reddy said: (Sep 30, 2018)  
Please explain it.

Mohsin Gondal said: (Dec 18, 2019)  
Pile always carries loads, so more suitable is the load-carrying capacity of the pile.

Nikhil Dongre said: (Nov 17, 2020)  
But it also resist the load.

Jitendra Ahirwar said: (Apr 7, 2021)  
Ultimate bearing capacity is related to the soil not to the pile. So, the Answer should be A.

Sengal said: (Aug 11, 2021)  
The ultimate load carrying capacity, or ultimate bearing resistance or ultimate bearing capacity Q up is defined as the maximum load which can be carried by a pile and at which the pile continues to sink without further increase of load.

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