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GITAM EURCE-306A Engineering Geology 2015 Question Paper

GITAM University Nov 2015 Question Paper in Text Format / Image Format / PDF format
B.Tech. Degree Examination
Civil Engineering
(Effective from the admitted batch 2012–13)
Time: 3 Hours Max.Marks: 60
Instructions: Each Unit carries 12 marks.
Answer all units choosing one question from each unit.
All parts of the unit must be answered in one place only.
Figures in the right hand margin indicate marks allotted.
1. a) Define Geology. And explain the branches of Geology 7
b) What are the effects caused by Porosity and Permeability on Geological formation of rocks 5
2. a) What is meant by Weathering of rocks? 6
b) Define the term Soil. Write a brief note on ‘soil erosion’ and ‘conservation’ 6
3. a) Explain the formation of minerals with examples 5
b) Explain the classification of rocks and their properties 7
4. Explain the significance of different physical properties in mineral identification 12
5. a) Explain Gandwanas and Deccan Trap systems 6
b) What is the importance of Folds and Faults in Geological consideration? 6
6. a) Define Folds and Faults with diagrams 5
b) What is the importance of Strike and Dip? 7
7. a) Explain Electromagnetic spectrum with diagrams 6
b) Mention various natural hazards. What are the measures to control them? 6
8. a) Explain Seismic Refraction method 6
b) Explain Electromagnetic Spectrum 6
9. a) What are the component parts of a Dam? 5
b) Explain geological investigation of coastal structures 7
10. What is a Tunnel? With the help of a well-labelled diagram, describe the parts of a Tunnel 12


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