Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

15. 

The load carrying capacity of an individual friction pile is 200 kN. What is the total load carrying capacity of a group of 9 such piles with group efficiency factor of 0.8 ?

[A]. 1800 kN
[B]. 1640 kN
[C]. 1440 kN
[D]. 900 kN

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Arul said: (Jun 8, 2017)  
Q group = efficiency * n * Qindividual,
= 0.8 * 9 * 200 = 1440KN.

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