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Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Sem/Civil/May 2016 Diploma Paper

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                                                SECTION-A

Q1. Fill in the Blanks                                                                                           15×1=15

    a. Permeability of coarse grained soil is ______________than fine grain soil.
    b. For fully saturated soil the value of S = _____________ (%).
    c. The consistency limits are also known as ______________
    d. The compression of saturated soil due to expulsion of water is called _____
    e. For purely cohesive soil the angle of shearing resistance is ____________
    f. During compaction the voids of soil ___________________
    g. Plate load test is used to determine _____________ of soil.
    h. A block sample is ____________ sample.
     i. Pile foundation is an example of ____________ foundation.
     j. Piles which resist tensile forces are called _____________ piles.

True and False 1×5=5

    a. If N values for soil mass are more in SPT, the soil is termed as loose.
    b. Well compacted soil has more percentage of voids.
    c. Clay has particles size greater than 0.002mm.
    d. Bearing capacity of soil increases with compaction.
    e. Void ratio of loose soil is less than compacted soil.

                                      SECTION-B

Q2. Attempt any five questions.                                                                    5×6=30

      a. Explain Darcy’s law & give its limitation?
      b. What is transported soil, explain its types?
      c. What do you mean by atterberg’s limits?
      d. Drive the relation between e,S&w?
      e. What are the various types of shallow foundations?
      f. Write a short note on OMC?
      g. What is core cutter method?
      h. How shear strength is determined by direct shear test?
      i. What is the purpose of soil exploration?

                                     SECTION-C

Q3. Attempt any three questions.                                                       3×10=30

   I. State the following terms,
      a) Creep               c) Plastic flow
      b) Heaving          d) freeze and thaw of soil
  II. What is shallow foundation? Explain its types? What are the main factors affecting depth of shallow foundation?
   III. What is permeability of soil? Give its importance in solving different soil engineering problems?
   IV. What is bearing capacity of soil, explain sand drain method in it?
    V. A fully saturated sample of soil has a volume of 25 cc and a weight of 40 g. After drying in the oven, its weight is 28 g. With the help of phase diagram, calculate void ratio, Porosity, Degree of saturation, water content and saturated unit weight of soil?

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Section a Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Sem /Civil/May 2016 Diploma Paper

Permeability of coarse grained soil is ______________than fine grain soil. For fully saturated soil the value of S = _____________ (%). The consistency limits are also known as ______________ The compression of saturated soil due to expulsion of water is called __________________ For purely cohesive soil the angle of shearing resistance is ___________________ During compaction the voids of soil ___________________ Plate load test is used to determine _____________ of soil. A block sample is ____________ sample Pile foundation is an example of ____________ foundation. Piles which resist tensile forces are called _____________ piles. If N values for soil mass are more in SPT, the soil is termed as loose.T/F Well compacted soil has more percentage of voids.T/F Clay has particles size greater than 0.002mm.T/F Bearing capacity of soil increases with compaction.T/F Void ratio of loose soil is less than compacted soil.T/F
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Section B :Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th SeMester /Civil/2517/May 2016 Paper

What are the factors which affect the compaction?

a. Explain Darcy’s law & give its limitation?
b. What is transported soil, explain its types?
c. What do you mean by atterberg’s limits?
d. Drive the relation between e,S&w?
e. What are the various types of shallow foundations?
f. Write a short note on OMC?
g. What is core cutter method?
h. How shear strength is determined by direct shear test?
i. What is the purpose of soil exploration?

Differentiate between compaction & consolidation.

Differentiate between compaction & consolidation.

Explain Darcy’s law and give its limitation.

Darcy’s law and its limitation.

Give the concept of Shallow and Deep foundation.

Concept of Shallow and Deep foundation.

Define permeability. Give its concept.

Permeability and  its concept.

Define total stress and effective stress.

Total stress and effective stress.

Explain the difference between void ratio and porosity.

Difference between void ratio and porosity.

Explain the factors affecting bearing capacity o soil.

Factors affecting bearing capacity o soil.

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Section c :-Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Semester /Civil/2517/May’16 Diploma Paper

State the following terms a) Creep c) Plastic flow b) Heaving d) freeze and thaw of soil

a) Creep

c) Plastic flow                                                                                                                          b) Heaving

d) freeze and thaw of soil

What is shallow foundation? Explain its types? What are the main factors affecting depth of shallow foundation?

Shallow foundation and its types

Main factors affecting depth of shallow foundation

What is permeability of soil? Give its importance in solving different soil engineering problems?

Permeability of soil

Importance in solving different soil engineering problems

What is bearing capacity of soil, explain sand drain method in it?

Bearing capacity of soil

sand drain method 

A fully saturated sample of soil has a volume of 25 cc and a weight of 40 g. After drying in the oven, its weight is 28 g. With the help of phase diagram, calculate void ratio, Porosity, Degree of saturation, water content and saturated unit weight of soil?
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