## Soil and Foundation Engineering, Question Paper of Civil Engineering 4th Semester, Download Question Paper 1

• Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Roll No­­­­­­­­­_________
SOIL AND FOUNDATION ENGG.
4th Exam /Civil/4551/Dec’10
2007 syllabus
Duration 3 Hrs.
1.     Fill in the blanks
a.     Aeolin soil is classified as ______
b.     The unit weight of water is _______ kN/m3
c.      Clay is a ________ grained soil.
d.     Darcy’s law is valid for _____ flow.
e.      Effective stress is also known as ____
f.       Upward movement of soil is known as _______
g.     The property of holding soil particles together is called ____
h.     Core cutter method is used to calculate ______ of soil.
i.       SPT is used to calculate _____ of soil.
j.       Thin tube sample gives ____sample.
State true or false
i.       Pile foundation is a deep foundation
j.       Black cotton coils have high bearing capacity.
k.     For dry soil, the degree of saturation is 100 percent
l.       A well graded soil contain particles of all size.
m.  Coarse gravels have high degree of permeability
Section –B
Note : Attempt any six questions
2.
a.     Differentiate between aid and clay.
b.     Explain void Ratio, porosity and degree if santimation
c.      Explain  coefficient of uniformity and coefficient of curvature.
d.     Explain Darcy’s law and give limitations of Darcy’s law.
e.      Define total stress, effective stress and pore water pressure.
f.       Differentiate between direct shear test and tri axial shear test.
g.     Explain sand drain method of compaction.
h.     Explain limitations of plate land test.
Section –C
Note: Attempt any three questions
3.     Explain location, depth and spacing soil exploration.
4.     Explain the factors affecting the depth of shallow foundations.
5.
a.     Prove the es = wG
b.     Explain plasticity chart and give its important features.,
6.
a.     Explain briefly the factors affecting permeability
b.     Explain rate of settlement.
7.
a.     Explain briefly the factors affecting bearing capacity
b.     Explain optimum moisture content and zero air void line.