Practice Question: Bearing Capacity

NCEES Civil PE Specification Soil Mechanics: Bearing Capacity


What is most nearly soil Allowable Net bearing capacity at foundation level with Square Raft foundation with a width of 60 ft, 12 ft foundation level from ground level and soil properties as shown in this figure, no ground water encountered in the borehole, Factor of safety = 3.0

•    Consider Building Loading is axial only.
•    Consider no water in calculations.

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