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Assignment No. 7
Due: April 3, 2015
1) Solve problem 8.2 p.267 in the textbook
2) Solve problem 8.7 p.269 in the textbook
Assess the profile of the uplift pressure on the weir
3) For the completed flownet shown below, assess the following:
a)
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Exam 1
Name: _
Date: 9/26/2012
Duration: 50 minutes
Please submit the question sheets along with your answer sheets
Please answer all of the following questions.
1.
a. Using the block diagram, derive a functional relationship
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Practice Problems from Previous Exams
Problem 1
The figure below presents a cylinder that is used to calculate the permeability of the soil. Answer the
following questions:
a. Calculate the elevation, pressure and total h
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Assignment No. 10
Due: May 4, 2015
1) Do problem 12.4, p.487 in the textbook.
2) A consolidated drained triaxial test was conducted on cohessionless soil. The results are as
follows:
3 = 16 psi, (d)f = 25 psi
Determine:
a. Angle of friction,
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Assignment No. 9
Due: April 27, 2015
1) Solve problem 10.5 p. 346 using equations 10.3, 10.4, 10.6 and 10.7 in addition to the pole
method.
2) Solve problem 10.12 p. 348
3) Solve problem 10.20 p 350. Plot the increase in vertical stress with
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Assignment No. 8
Due: April 10, 2015
1) Solve problem 9.1 p. 300 in the textbook
2) Solve problem 9.2 p. 300 in the textbook
3) Solve problem 9.8 p. 302 in the textbook
4) Solve problem 9.11 p. 302 in the textbook
5) Determine factor of safet
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Assignment No. 6
Due: March 25, 2015
1) Solve problem 7.2 p.237 in the textbook
2) Solve problem 7.4 p.238 in the textbook
3) Solve problem 7.16 p.239 in the textbook
4) Determine the pressure, elevation and total head at points A, B, C, D, a
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Assignment No. 5
Due: March 9, 2015
1. Do problem 6.3 p. 192 in the textbook.
Plot the 100% saturation (zero air voids) curve
2. Do problem 6.5 p. 193 in the textbook
3. Do problem 6.7 p.193 in the textbook
4.
The relative compaction (RC) of
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Assignment No. 4
Due: March 2, 2015
1. Do problem 5.3 page 143 in the textbook
2. Do problem 5.4 page 143 in the textbook
3.
a. Do problem 5.5 page 144 in the textbook.
b. Assess the swelling potential of the soil.
c. If the clay fraction is 5
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Assignment No. 3
Due: Feb 20, 2014
1. Prove the following relationship using the block diagram
1 +
= (
)
2. Do problem 3.5 from the textbook page 91
3. Do problem 3.6 from the textbook page 91
4. Do problem 3.7 from the textbook page 91
5.