# Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Sem/Civil/May 2015 Diploma Paper

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## Soil & Foundation Engineering 5th Semester /Civil/2517/Mayâ€™18 Diploma Paper

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### Section a Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Sem /Civil/May 2015 Diploma Paper

Clay is a _________ grained soil. Porosity is also known as ______________ The diagram used to represent constituents of a soil mass is _______ The consistency limits are also known as _______________ Darcyâ€™law is valid for _____________________ The increase in volume of soil mass on addition of water is ________________ Creep occurs more in ___________ Soils. The upward movement of soil is ___________________ Tilt is an example of ____________________ Â Sheep foot rollers are suitable for compacting ______________ soils. For a spread footing, the depth of exploration should be ____________ times the width. Box type caissons are also called __________________ Pile foundation is an example of _____________ foundation. SPT is used to calculate _________ of soils. Â Core cutter method is used to calculate _________ of soil.

### Section B :Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Semester /Civil/2517/Mayâ€™15 Diploma Paper

What are the factors which affect the compaction?

#### Factors which affect the compaction

What are the causes of settlement of foundation?

#### Causes of settlement of foundation

Differentiate between compaction & consolidation.

#### Differentiate between compaction & consolidation.

What is permeability? What are the factors affecting it.

#### Permeability and factors affecting it.

Explain Darcyâ€™s Law & give its limitations.

#### Darcyâ€™s Law & give its limitations.

Define total stress & effective stress.

#### Total stress & effective stress.

Define Freezing & Thawing of soils.

#### Freezing & Thawing of soils.

Write short note on OMC.

#### Short note on OMC.

Define disturbed & undisturbed samples? State their significance.

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### Section c :-Soil and Foundation Engineering 5th Semester /Civil/May 2015 Diploma Paper

Define Atterbergs limits. Explain their use & practical significance.

#### Atterbergs limits and its use & practical significance.

What do you mean by particle size classification?

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Explain B.I.S. soil classification in detail.

#### B.I.S. soil classification in detail.

How will you determine the bearing capacity of soil by SPT method?

#### Determine the bearing capacity of soil by SPT method

An unsaturated 100cm3 sample of soil weighs 190 grams. If its dried weight is 160gram, calculate its water content. State the following terms with the help of phase diagram: (a) Void ratio State the following terms with the help of phase diagram: (b) Degree of saturation State the following terms with the help of phase diagram: (c) Porosity State the following terms with the help of phase diagram: (d) Specific gravity