Engineering Geology S3 CE Btech Question-MG University- November 2011

MG University-Civil Engineering-Engineering Geology-S3-November-2011

B.TECH DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER 2011

Third Semester

BRANCH: CIVIL ENGINEERING

CE 010 306- ENGINEERTNG GEOLOGY SYSTEMS (CE)

 (New Scheme-2010 Admission onwards)

[Regular/Improvement/Supplementary]

Time : Three Hours                                                                                    Maximum:100 Marks

 

Part A

Answer all questions.

Each Question Carries 3 marks

1. Write products of weathering

2. What is Mohorovicic discontinuity ?

3. Write physical properties of Quartz..

4. Explain parts of a fold.

5. Define ground water table

Part B

Answer all questions

Each question carries 5 marks

6. Explain different alluvial deposites

7. Define and explain continental drift

8. Write textures of Igneous rocks.

9. Describe Geometric classification of joints.

10. Write classification of landslides.

Part C

Answer all questions

Each question carries 12 marks

11. Write the importance of Geology in Engineering. Add a note on Geology timescale.

or

12. Explain the geological work of seas and briefly describe erosional and depositional land forms. Add a note on Marie erosion control measures.

 

13. Define Earthquakes, Discuss the cause and effects of earthquakes. Describe classification and distribution of earthquakes.

or

14. What is plate tectonics ? Describe the various types of plate boundaries.

15. Explain different physical properties of minerals with examples

or

16. Write definition mineralogical composition, texture and uses of the following rocks:

(a) Syenite.

 (b) Basatt.

(c) Sand-stone.

(d) Gneiss.

17. Describe the classification of faults with neat sketches. Discuss the role of fault in the selection of sites for Civil Engineering projects.

or

18. What is meant by Dip and strike ? How are they measured in the field ? Briefly explain the effects of geological structures in engineering projects.

 

19. Define Aquifer. Describe the different types of aquifers. Write the difference between aquifer,  aquiclude, aquitard and aquifuge. Highlight the importance of ground water investigation in engineering projects

or

20. Give a brief account about the geological problems encountered in the construction of the tunnels. List down the precautions to be taken in highly disturbed area before tunneling.

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