Engineering Geology S3 CE Btech Question-MG University- December 2012

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MG University-Civil Engineering-Engineering Geology-S3-2012

B.TECH. DEGREE EXAMINATION, DECEMBER 2012

 

Third Semester

 

Branch: Civil Engineering

 

CE 010 306- ENGINEERING GEOLOGY(CE)

 

(New Scheme-Regular/Improvement/Supplementary)

 

 

Time: 3 Hrs

Maximum:100 marks

 

 

Answer all Questions

 

Part A

 

Each Question carries 3 marks

 

  1. Explain meanderings and ox-bow lake

  2. Define plate tectonics

  3. Write textures and mineralogical composition of Granite

  4. Define dip and strike.

  5. What is a landslide

 

Part B

 

Each Question carries 5 marks

 

  1. Explain marine erosional and depositional features

  2. Earthquake resistant structures

  3. Write physical properties of Feldspars

  4. Describe formation of folds

  5. Explain different aquifers

 

Part C

 

Each Question carries 12 marks

 

  1. Define weathering. Discuss the process of weathering and its products

    or

  2. Briefly describe geological work of rivers with erosional and depositional land forms. Add a note on its engineering significance

  3. Describe interior constitution of the earth. Give an account of benioff zone and transform faults

    or

  4. Discuss the causes and effects of earthquakes. Describe different classification of earthquakes. Add a note on Intensity and magnitude and earthquakes

  5. Write the various physical properties of the minerals with examples

    or

  6. Describe in detail the distinguishing features of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks

  7. Briefly describe the classification of faults. Add a note on recognition of fold and fault or the field

    or

  8. What is a joint? Explain the classification of joints. Add a note on unconformities.

  9. Discuss the causes for landslides. Write the classification of landslides. Explain the preventive measures to control the landslides

    or

  10. Explain the importance of geological investigation for Dam construction. Describe various geological factors that may cause trouble in the construction of a dam

 

 

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