CEG 3011 Soil Mechanics
Homework 8 Change in stress due to loading
Fall 2017
Problem 1
This figure shows the plan of a rectangular flexible loaded area. The loads and distances are
shown in the figure
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Fall 2017
Homework 6 - Solutions
Problem 1:
Refer to the constant- head arrangement shown in Figure 7.5. For a test, the following are given:
L = 300 mm
A = 175 cm2
h = 50
CEG 3011 Soil Mechanics
Homework 7 Flow Nets
Fall 2017
Problem 1 Draw a flow net following the flow net rules discussed in class and calculate the flow rate under the weir (#1a) or into
the excavation
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Fall 2017
Homework 5 Solutions
Problem 1:
The following information was provided from the soils laboratory for a bucket of mixed
waste foundry sand that was tested at Modifie
Homework #2 Solution
1) The three basic categories of rocks are :
- Igneous Rocks formed by the cooling and solidification of magma and lava.
- Sedimentary Rocks formed by the deposition of material a
Homework Assignment #1 Solution
Problem 2:
Soil Mechanics Course Outcomes:
1. List the salient engineering properties of soils and their characteristics, and
describe the factors that control the prop
Homework Assignment #4 Solutions
Problem 1
=
=
( ) =
1+
=
105
1 + 0.18
= 89 ( ) = 103.5
a) = 10,0003 (
103.5
89
) =
Problem 2
Problem 3
Part A
Total unit weight:
=
3.84
=
= 115.2 / 3
1/30
Part B
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Fall 2014
Homework 2 Solution
Total Possible Points = 35
Problem 1: Total 5pts
What are the three basic categories of rocks? Provide a brief statement for each.
Solution:
Ig
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Fall 2014
Homework 7 Solutions
Total Possible 45 points
Problem 1: 5pts
You have received the following letter for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection
(FDEP).
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Spring 2014
Homework 5 - Solutions
Total Possible Points =15
Problem 1: Total 2pts
Refer to the constant- head arrangement shown in Figure 7.5. For a test, the following are
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Fall 2014
Homework 6 - Solutiom
Total Possible Points = 30
Problem 1: Total 5pts
Refer to the figure below. For a constant-head permeability test in a sand, the following are
CEG 3011 Soil Mechanics
Exam 3
Problem 1
What stress, , applied over a large area on the ground surface is required to produce a
settlement (due to primary consolidation) of 80 mm at the time of exact
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Fall 2014
Homework 5 - Solution
Total Possible Points = 30
Problem 1: Total 5pts
Which of the following tests is not related to field testing compaction?
1. SPT
2. Sand cone
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Spring 2014
Homework 2 Solution
Total Possible Points = 65
Problem 1: Total 10pts
Following are the results of a mechanical sieve analysis:
Opening
Sieve No.
4
10
20
40
60
10
CEG 3011 Soil Mechanics
Fall 2014
Homework 9 - Solutions
Total Possible Points = 30
Problem 1: Total 5pts
The following Figure shows a soil profile. The uniformly distributed load on the ground
surfac
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Spring 2014
Homework 10 Solutions
Total Possible Points = 35
Problem 1: Total 5pts
A direct shear test was conducted on a specimen of dry sand with a normal stress of 200 kN/
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Spring 2014
Homework 8 Solutions
Total Possible Points = 30
Problem 1: Total 5pts
The following Figure shows a soil profile. The uniformly distributed load on the ground
surf
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Spring 2014
Homework 6 - Solutions
Total Possible 38 points
Problem 1: Total = 27 pts
Refer to the figure below and calculate , , at A, B, C, and D for the following cases an
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Spring 2014
Homework 7 - Solutions
Total Possible Points =38
Problem 1: Total 3pts
If q1= 750 lb/ft, x1 = 8ft, x2 = 4 ft, and z = 5 ft, and knowing that the vertical stress i
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Spring 2014
Homework 4 Solutions
Total Possible Points = 40
Problem 1: Total 12pts
The following information was provided from the soils laboratory for a bucket of mixed
wast
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Fall 2014
Homework 4- Solution
Total Possible Points = 30
Problem 1: Total 5pts
For a moist soil, the following are given: V = 0.25 ft3, W = 30.75 lb, w = 9.8%, and Gs = 2.66
CEG 3011 - Soil Mechanics
Fall 2014
Homework 8 - Solutions
Total Possible Points = 30
Problem 1: Total 5pts
Solutions:
A.
(1) 20 ft
(2) > 100 ft
B.
(1) Highway
(2) Off-road
(3) Overwater
(4) Portable