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Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Semester /Civil/2517/May’19 Diploma PSBTE Paper
Q1. Fill in the Blanks 15×1=15
i. Soil are derived from _______________
ii. _________ is defined as ratio of volume of voids to the total volume.
iii. The water content at which soil changes from liquid state to plastic state is known as _____________
iv. ___________ is valid if the flow through soil is laminar.
v. The effective stress is an ____________ quantity.
vi. The upward movement of soil is known as ___________________
vii. The property of soil which enables the soil mass to resist sliding along internal surface is called ________- .
viii. Voids of soil mass _____________ during compaction.
ix. The plate load test is used to determine ______________________
x. Sample collected by auger boring is _______________________
b) State True or False.
xi. Clay particles can be seen with naked eyes.
xii. Black cotton soils of India are residual soil deposits.
xiii. Shear strength of a soil is independent of magnitude and mode of application of load.
xiv. Maximum compaction is attained at OMC
xv. Net safe bearing capacity and ultimate bearing capacity are same.
Q2. Attempt any five questions. 5×6=30
a. Define degree of saturation and water content.
b. What are the effects of shape of particles of soil on engineering properties of soil?
c. Write a short note on seepage velocity.
d. What is the importance of effective stress?
e. Write a short note on settlement due to construction operation.
f. What are the factors contributing to shear strength of soil?
g. State the necessity of compaction for the soil.
h. Explain briefly the concept of bearing capacity
i. What is soil exploration? What is its aim?
Q3. Attempt any three questions. 3×10=30
i. Explain in detail the unconfined compression test. Give sketch of the apparatus and write how it works.
ii. What are the duties of embankment supervisor in relation to compaction?
iii. Explain in detail presentation of soil investigation result.
iv. What are the various factors affecting depth of shallow foundation? Discuss them.
v. What are the types of shallow foundation and their suitability?
Degree of saturation and water content.
Effects of shape of particles of soil on engineering properties of soil
Short note on seepage velocity.
Importance of effective stress
Short note on settlement due to construction operation.
Factors contributing to shear strength of soil
Necessity of compaction for the soil.
Concept of bearing capacity
Soil exploration and its aim?
Reinforced Concrete Design 5th Sem/Civil/ May 2019 Diploma Paper
Explain in detail the unconfined compression test. Give sketch of the apparatus and write how it works.
Unconfined compression test. apparatus and write how it works.
Duties of embankment supervisor in relation to compaction
Presentation of soil investigation result.
Factors affecting depth of shallow foundation
Types of shallow foundation and their suitability
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