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CE6012 Ground Improvement Techniques Nov Dec 2016 Important Questions

Anna University Chennai - Important Questions of CE6012 Ground Improvement Techniques
Seventh Semester
Department of Civil Engineering
CE6012 Ground Improvement Techniques
Nov Dec 2016 Important Questions
(Regulation 2013)

You can collect here the 16 Marks Most Important Questions asked in previous years university examinations.

CE6012 Ground Improvement Techniques - Important Questions are available to download now. It is one of the elective paper in 7th Semester Civil Engineering
1. What are the various geotechnical problems faced with black cotton soil, laterite soil and alluvial soil deposits?
2. What are geosynthetics? What are its applications?
3. Write about the following. (a) Soil reinforcement (b) Chemical stabilization (c) Grouting (d) Electro-kinetic stabilization
4. Explain in brief the various methods of ground improvement
5. What is a deep well? When is it adopted? What are its merits and demerits?
6. Compare the various dewatering systems suitability, uses, merits and demerits.
7. Explain in brief the various steps for designing a dewatering system.
8. Explain in detail the well point system of dewatering
9. Write in detail the principle, operation and applications of vibro-compaction method of ground improvement.
10. What are the various stages of operation in installation and action of a lime pile?
11. Write in brief about the following. (a) Sand drains (b) Wick drains (c) Sand wicks (d) Plastic wicks
12. How does a sand compaction pile improve the soil? Write a detailed note on its installation and functioning.
13. How do geosynthetics function as a filter? How does it differ in its function for drainage? Explain in detail with sketches.
14. What is the role of geosynthetics in protecting soil from contamination? Describe in detail.
15. With neat sketches explain in detail the various applications of reinforced earth for ground improvement
16. With the help of neat sketches, explain in detail the application of geosynthetics as a separator.
17. Write short notes on (a) Pre-grout investigation (b) Grout holes pattern (c) Selection of grout characteristics
18. Describe in detail how chemicals are used in stabilizing the soil with the help of an example
18. Write a detailed note on (a) Portland cement stabilization (b) Bituminous stabilization
20. Describe in detail about the various methods of grouting with neat sketches

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