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Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Semester /Civil/2517/May 2017 Diploma PSBTE Paper
Q1. Fill in the Blanks 15×1=15
i. Silts is ________ grained soil.
ii. For fully saturated soil degree of saturation is ___________
iii. The method of arranging soil into different groups is termed as _________
iv. The degree of plasticity sand is ____________________
v. Clay soil is termed as __________ In terms of permeability
vi. When the sand particles starting boiling by the upward flow of water, the condition is termed as _______________
vii. For purely cohesive soils, the angle of shearing resistance is ______________
viii. The shear strength equation was proposed by _______________
ix. During compaction the voids of a soil mass _________________
x. If the water table rises below the foundation, then bearing capacity of soil ___
State True or False:-
xi. The compaction process decreases the compressibility of soil.
xii. The Cohesion less soils have less bearing capacity then cohesive soils.
xiii. Sand drains are infect weak piles used to stabilize soil.
xiv. Raft footing is a deep foundation
xv. Sheep foot rollers are recommended for compacting cohesion less soil.
Q2. Attempt any five questions. 5×6=30
i. With the help of phase diagram state the following terms ;
(a) void ratio (b) porosity (c) degree of saturation
ii. Define atterbergs limits Explain their use & practical significance.
iii. Define permeability. Give its concept
iv. Define Swelling creep, and heaving,
v. Explain maximum dry density and optimum water content.
vi. Give the concept of shallow and deep foundation.
vii. Define Pile foundation Explain its necessity.
viii. Define soil exploration. State its purpose.
Q3. Attempt any three questions. 3×10=30
i. Explain the factors which effect permeability of soil.
ii. Describe the various methods of compacting soils.
iii. How will you determine the bearing capacity of soil by SPT?
iv. Define well foundation. Explain its necessity and also draw with neat sketch.
With the help of phase diagram state the following terms ; (a) void ratio (b) porosity (c) degree of saturation
Phase diagram state the following terms ;
(a) void ratio
(c) degree of saturation
Atterbergs limits Explain their use & practical significance.
Permeability and its concept.
Swelling creep, and heaving,
Maximum dry density and optimum water content.
Concept of shallow and deep foundation.
Pile foundation and its necessity.
Soil exploration. State its purpose.
Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Semester /Civil/2517/ May’17 Diploma PSBTE Paper
Factors which effect permeability of soil.
Various methods of compacting soils.
Determine the bearing capacity of soil by SPT
Well foundation and its necessity
Types of shallow foundation and their suitability
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