GATE Questions & Answers of uplift pressure

What is the Weightage of uplift pressure in GATE Exam?

Total 1 Questions have been asked from uplift pressure topic of Soil Mechanics subject in previous GATE papers. Average marks 1.00.

Profile of a weir on permeable foundation is shown in figure I and an elementary profile of 'upstream pile only case' according to Khosla's theory is shown in figure II. The uplift pressure heads at key points Q, R and S are 3.14 m, 2.75 m and 0 m, respectively (refer figure II).

What is the uplift pressure head at point P downstream of the weir (junction of floor and pile as shown in the figure I)?