Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Civil Engineering (CE) MCQ

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Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 1

### The factor N γ(M) identifies which of the following author?

Detailed Solution for Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 1

The factor N γ(M) gives values by Meyerhof, as it has the subscript (M) in it.

Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 2

### Which of the following equation has been recommended by Indian standard for finding reduction factor in water table?

Detailed Solution for Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 2

Rw =Rw2 = 5 (1 + z w2 / B) has been recommended by Indian standard at a depth D1 below the ground level.

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Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 3

### Meyerhof’s extended the analysis of plastic equilibrium of a surface footing to __________

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M Meyerhof’s extended the analysis of plastic equilibrium of a surface footing to Shallow and Deep foundation according to both Terzaghi and Meyerhof analysis.

Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 4

Which of the following N factors has the widest range of values?

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The Nγ factor has the widest suggested range of any value of N factors. A literature value reveals that for φ = 40°, 38≤ Nγ≤192.

Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 5

Which of the following is an essential difference between Vesic’s and Hansen’s procedure?

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The essential difference in Vesic’s and Hansen’s procedure are i) use of slightly different values of Ny and ii) a variation on some of Hansen’s inclination, base and ground factors.

Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 6

When the water table is above the base of the footing, the submerged weight ‘γ’ can be used to compute __________

Detailed Solution for Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 6

When the water table is above the base of the footing, the submerged weight ‘γ’ should be used for the soil below the water table for computing the effective pressure or the surcharge.

Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 7

The equation Nc = (Nq – 1) cot φ, have been adopted by ___________

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The two equations Nc = (Nq – 1) cot φ and Nq = tan2 (45 + φ/2) ex tan φ have been adopted by i) Terzaghi and Peck ii) Hansen iii) Vesic iv) Meyerhof and Bureau of Indian standards.

Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 8

Which of the following term does not contribute to q f?

Detailed Solution for Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 8

The Nγ term does not contribute significantly to qf so that almost any reasonable value can be used. Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) recommends using the value of Nγ, given by Vesic.

Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 9

In the Bowl’s method for finding the effect of water table, which of the following factor is used for soil in the wedge zone?

Detailed Solution for Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 9

In the third method (Bowles, 1988), no water reduction factor is used, but effective unit weight (γe) is used for the soil in the wedge zone.

Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 10

The value of Nc and Nq are same for, which of the following methods?

Detailed Solution for Test: Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity - Question 10

The value of Nc and Nq are same for Meyerhof, Hansen and Vesic method, while subscripts for Nγ identify the author, i.e. N γ(H) = valued by Hansen etc.

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