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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University MTECH III SEM (SE) Advance Foundation Engineering [MTSE301(2)] Dec 2020 Question Paper

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University

Master of Technology

Third Semester Main Examination, Dec-2020

Advance Foundation Engineering [MTSE301(2)]

Time: 3:00 Hrs. Max Marks 70

Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Q.1 What Are the Different Types of Penetration Tests? Under What Circumstances Would You

Recommend Them?

Q.2 Discuss The Factors Which Are Relevant To The Planning Of A Well Balanced Exploration


Q.3 Discuss The Various Stages Of Sample Disturbance.

Q.4 Describe In Details The Different Types Of Settlements Which Are To Be Considered In The

Design Of A Shallow Foundation?

Q.5 Explain The Method Of Conducting A Field Bearing Test. Discuss The Validity Of The Test

Results In The Design Of Foundations.

Q.6 List The Circumstances Under Which A Pile Foundation Become Necessary.

Q.7 What Are The Factors To Be Considered In The Selection Of Pile Hammer?

Q.8 In A Two Layered Cohesive Soil, Bored Piles Of400 Mm Are Installed. The Top Layer Has A

Thickness Of 5m And The Bottom One Is Of Considerable Depth. The Shear Strength Of The

Top Clay Layer Is 45 Kn/M2 And That Of The Bottom Is 100 Kn/M2 Determine The Length Of

The Bored Pile Required To Carry- A Safe Load Of 380 Kn, Allowing A Factor Of Safety Of 2.0.

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