A 300 mm square bearing plate settles by 15 mm in a plate load test on a cohesive soil when the intensity of loading is 0.2 N/mm2. The settlement of a prototype shallow footing 1 m square under the same intensity of loading is___________________?

A 300 mm square bearing plate settles by 15 mm in a plate load test on a cohesive soil when the intensity of loading is 0.2 N/mm2. The settlement of a prototype shallow footing 1 m square under the same intensity of loading is___________________?

A. 15 mm
B. 30 mm
C. 50 mm
D. 167 mm

The rise of water table below the foundation influences the bearing capacity of soil mainly by reducing_______________?

The rise of water table below the foundation influences the bearing capacity of soil mainly by reducing_______________?

A. cohesion and effective angle of shearing resistance
B. cohesion and effective unit weight of soil
C. effective unit weight of soil and effective angle of shearing resistance
D. effective angle of shearing resistance

A 600 mm square bearing plate settles by 15 mm in plate load test on a cohesionless soil under an intensity of loading of 0.2 N/ram2. The settlement of a prototype shallow footing 1 m square under the same intensity of loading is_______________?

A 600 mm square bearing plate settles by 15 mm in plate load test on a cohesionless soil under an intensity of loading of 0.2 N/ram2. The settlement of a prototype shallow footing 1 m square under the same intensity of loading is_______________?

A. 15 mm
B. between 15 mm and 25 mm
C. 25 mm
D. greater than 25 mm

Terzaghi’s general bearing capacity formula for a strip footing (C Nc + y D Nq + 0.5 Y NTB. gives______________?

Terzaghi’s general bearing capacity formula for a strip footing (C Nc + y D Nq + 0.5 Y NTB. gives______________?

A. safe bearing capacity
B. net safe bearing capacity
C. ultimate bearing capacity
D. net ultimate bearing capacity where C = unit cohesion
Y =unit weight of soil D = depth of foundation B = width of foundation N„ Nq, NY = bearing capacity factors