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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Answer: D) 2500 PSF
Refer to PE civil Reference handbook clause 220.127.116.11