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@gopaldeshpande • 11 Jun, 2012
what is the difference between bearing capacity, safe bearing capacity and ultimate bearing capacity of soil?
@Mohamed Amir • 04 Nov, 2012 bearing capacity is the capacity of any soil to bear loads from any structure
safe: the capacity to be safe
ultimate: the capacity multiply by the ultimate factor depending on code(in Egypt is 1.5)
@Muhammad Javed • 11 Nov, 2012
Mohamed Amir
bearing capacity is the capacity of any soil to bear loads from any structure
safe: the capacity to be safe
ultimate: the capacity multiply by the ultimate factor depending on code(in Egypt is 1.5)
Bearing capacity: It is the load supported by power of soil.
Safe:It is the maximum pressure which a soil can carry without risk of failure.
@Jeffrey Arulraj • 12 Nov, 2012 Ultimate Bearing capacity allows rupture in soil to a permissible extent
Safe with out out any possible damage to the soil
gopaldeshpande
what is the difference between bearing capacity, safe bearing capacity and ultimate bearing capacity of soil?
Bearing capacity of soil is the maximum average contact pressure between the foundation of a structure and the soil that does not shear failure in the soil.
Ultimate bearing capacity is the theoretical maximum pressure that can be supported without failure.
Allowable bearing capacity is the ultimate bearing capacity divided by a factor of safety.
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