SPPU Civil Engineering (Semester 4)
Engineering Geology
May 2017
Total marks: --
Total time: --
(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

Solve any one question from Q.1(a,b) &Q.2(a,b)
1(a) How are sedimentary rocks formed? Explain types of sedimentary deposits with example.
6 M
1(b) Write note on INTERIOR of THE EARTH.
6 M

2(a) What is Metamorphism? Describe GNEISSOSE and SCHISTOSE texture with neat skeches.
6 M
2(b) What are CLASTIC and NONCLASTIC secondary rocks? Describe CLASTIC texture with neat diagram.
6 M

Solve any one question from Q.3(a,b) & Q.4(a,b)
3(a) Describe any three features developed by RIVER deposition.
6 M
3(b) Why are observations and precautions necessary in the core drilling process?
6 M

4(a) Write note on ARCHEANS and DHARWARS.
6 M
4(b) How can nature of the rocks be assessed on number of pieces present in one RUN?
6 M

Solve any one question from Q.5(a,b) & Q.6(a,b)
5(a) Describe any two geological condtions leading to natural springs?
7 M
5(b) Write note on of TUNNELLING through:
i) Anticline
ii) Syncline.
6 M

6(a) Explain with appropriate example feasibility of dam alignment across a DYKE.
7 M
6(b) What is seismology? Explain various seismic wave. Describe CIRCUMPACIFIC RING OF FIRE.
6 M

Solve any one question from Q.7(a,b) &Q.8(a,b)
7(a) What are Natural and Artifical causes of Landslides? Enlist measures to prevent landslide.
7 M
7(b) What Geological studies are required to be carried out in reserviour area of proposed dam site?
6 M

8(a) What are CORE RECOVERY and RQD? On the basis of the further logging data calculate core recovery and RQD.
Run in  meters Piece No. Length of each piece in 'cm' Nature of  fracture  at  lower end Remark
  1 09 M Basaltic rocks
  2 10 J
  3 09 M
  4 40 J
  5 20 J
  6 34 J
  7 55 J
  8 42 J
  9 50 J
  10 31 J
7 M
8(b) Describe feasibility of dam in folded areas. Draw neat diagrams.
7 M

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