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and chemical processes

into smaller pieces.

For a soil, suppose that

D10=0.08 mm, D30=0.22 mm,

and D60=0.41 mm. Calculate

the uniformity coefficient and

the coefficient of gradation.

The following are the results of

a sieve analysis:

Calculate the

uniformity

coefficient, Cu.

For a moist soil sample, the

following are given.

• Total volume: V =1.2 m3

• Total mass: M =2350 kg

• Moisture content: w=8.6%

• Specific gravity of soil solids: Gs =2.71

Determine the volume of water in the soil

sample.

The following data are given for a soil:

• Porosity: n =0.4

• Specific gravity of the soil solids:

Gs=2.68

• Moisture content: w=12%

to 10 m3 of soil for full saturation.

For a given sandy soil, emax=0.75

and emin=0.4. Let Gs 2.68. In the

field, the soil is compacted to a moist

density of 112 lb/f3 at a moisture

content of 12%. Determine

the relative density of compaction.

The moist unit weights

and degrees of saturation of a soil

are given in the table.

Determine the weight of

water, in lbs, that will be

in 2.5 ft3 of the soil when

it is saturated.

Is the moisture content, in

percent, at which the volume of

the soil mass ceases to change.

A saturated soil has the

following characteristics: initial volume

(Vi) 19.65 cm3, final volume (Vf) 13.5

cm3, mass of wet soil (Ml) 36 g, and

mass of dry soil (M2) 25 g. Determine

the shrinkage limit and the shrinkage

ratio.

Ninety-five percent of a soil

passes through the No. 200 sieve

and has a liquid limit of 60 and

plasticity index of 40. Determine

the Group Index.

Following are the details for

the backfill material used in a

vibroflotation project:

• D10 0.36 mm

• D20 0.52 mm

• D50 1.42 mm

Determine the suitability number SN.

What would be its rating as a backfill

material?

Following are the results of a field unit

weight determination test on a soil with the

sand cone method:

• Calibrated dry density of Ottawa sand 1667 kg/m3

• Calibrated mass of Ottawa sand to fill the cone

0.117 kg

• Mass of jar + cone + sand (before use) 5.99 kg

• Mass of jar + cone + sand (after use) 2.81 kg

• Mass of moist soil from hole 3.331 kg

• Moisture content of moist soil 11.6%

Determine the dry unit weight of compaction in the

field.

A proposed embankment fill requires

8000 m3 of compacted soil. The void ratio of

the compacted fill is specified as 0.7. Four

borrow pits are available as described in

the following table, which lists the respective void

ratios of the soil and the cost per cubic meter for

moving the soil to the proposed construction site.

Assume Gs are equal. Which Borrow Pit is

economical.

The maximum and minimum dry

densities of a sand were determined in the

laboratory to be 1682 kg/m3 and 1510

kg/m3, respectively. In the field, if the

relative density of compaction of the same

sand is 70%, what are its relative

compaction (%) and dry density (kg/m3)?

In what zone does a

turbulent flow occur in the

variation of the velocity with the

hydraulic gradient.

The hydraulic conductivity

of a clayey soil is 3x10-7 cm/sec.

The viscosity of water at 25•oC is

the absolute permeability of the

soil.

In a constant-head permeability

test in the laboratory, the following are

given: L=12 in. and A=15 in2. If the value of

k=0.006 in/sec and a flow rate of 450 in3/hr

must be maintained through the soil, what

is the head difference, h, across the

specimen? Also, determine the discharge

velocity under the test conditions.

For a falling-head permeability

test, the following are given: length of

specimen =380 mm; area of specimen=6.5

cm2; k =0.175 cm/min. What should

be the area of the standpipe for the head

to drop from 650 cm to 300 cm in

8 min?.

A sand layer of the cross-

sectional area shown in Fig. 7.27 has been

determined to exist for a 800-m length of

the levee. The hydraulic conductivity of the

sand layer is 2.8 m/day. Determine the

quantity of water which flows into the ditch

in m3/min.

For a sandy soil, the

following are given:

• Maximum void ratio 0.7

• Minimum void ratio 0.46

• D10 0.2 mm

Determine the hydraulic

conductivity of the sand at a

relative density of 60%.

A layered soil is shown in

Figure 7.30. Given that

• H1 1.5 m • k1 105 cm/sec

• H2 2.5 m • k2 3.0 103 cm/sec

• H3 3.0 m • k3 3.5 105 cm/sec

Estimate the ratio of equivalent

hydraulic conductivity, kH(eq)/kV(eq).

A soil profile is shown. Calculate the total

stress, pore water pressure, and effective stress

at points A, B, and C.

Consider the upward flow of water

through a layer of sand in a tank as shown. For

the sand, the following are given: void ratio (e)

0.52 and specific gravity of solids 2.67.

a. Calculate the

effective stress

at point B.

b. What is the upward

seepage force per unit

volume of soil?

A soil element is shown in Figure

10.4. The magnitudes of stresses are

σx=2000 lb/ft2, ԏ=800 lb/ft2, σy=2500

lb/ft2, and ϴ=20.

Determine normal

and shear stresses

on plane AB.

The time required for 50%

consolidation of a 25-mm-thick clay layer

(drained at both top and bottom) in the

laboratory is 2 min. 20 sec. How long (in

days) will it take for a 3-m-thick clay layer

of the same clay in the field under the

same pressure increment to reach 50%

consolidation? In the field, there is a rock

layer at the bottom of the clay.

A 3-m-thick layer (double

drainage) of saturated clay under a

surcharge loading underwent 90%

primary consolidation in 75 days. Find

the coefficient of consolidation of

clay for the pressure range.

The coordinates of two points on

a virgin compression curve are as follows:

• e1=1.7 • 150 kN/m2

• e2=1.48 • 400 kN/m2

a. Determine the coefficient of volume

compressibility for the pressure range

stated.

b. Given that cv=0.002 cm2/sec, determine

k in cm/sec corresponding to the

average void ratio.

The time for 50% consolidation of

a 25-mm thick clay layer (drained at top

and bottom) in the laboratory is 225 sec.

How long (in days) will it take for a 2-m

thick layer of the same clay in the field

(under the same pressure increment) to

reach 50% consolidation? There is a rock

layer at the bottom of the clay in

the field.

A normally consolidated clay layer is 3

m thick (one-way drainage). From the application

of a given pressure, the total anticipated primary

consolidation settlement will be 80 mm.

a. What is the average degree of consolidation

for the clay layer when the settlement is 25 mm?

b. If the average value of cv for the pressure

range is 0.002 cm2/sec, how long will it take for

50% settlement to occur?

c. How long will it take for 50% consolidation to

occur if the clay layer is drained at both top and

bottom?

A 1 m diameter pipe 1400 m

long has a discharge of

600 liters/sec.

a) Compute the head loss

using f = 0.018.

b) Compute the head loss

using n = 0.015.

c) Compute the head loss

using C = 100.

Water flows on a 300

mm diameter pipe which

causes a measured head loss

of 4.5 m in 90 m length of pipe.

a) Compute the shear

stress 50 mm from the

centerline of the pipe.

b) Compute the shear

velocity

Air flows through a pipe

whose mass is 1.2 kg/m3. The

differential gauge attached to

the Pitot-static tube shows a

0.35 mm deflection of mercury.

Assuming Ct =1.00, find the

velocity of air.

A small ingot and

platform rest on a steady water

jet 60 mm diameter. If the total

weight supported is 826 N and

the platform rises

6.35 m above the outlet, what is

the jet velocity?

A triangular channel is to

be designed to carry 700 L/s on a

slope of 0.0001. Determine what

vertex angle and depth of water

over the vertex will be necessary to

give a section with a minimum

perimeter, assuming the channel is

made of timber, n = 0.012. Use

Manning’s Formula.

A trapezoidal flume of

most efficient section

proportion has a base width of

1.5 m. Its full discharge is 3

m3/s. If the same material were

used for the most efficient

rectangular section, by how

much would the discharge

decrease in m3/s.

The side’s slope of a

trapezoidal open channel are

1H to 1.732V. The bottom width

is 2.5 m and the depth of flow

is 3m. n=0.015 and S = 0.0004.

Find the velocity of flow in m/s

using the Manning’s Formula.

A The bottom width of a

trapezoidal canal is 2.5 m and

its sides are both inclined at 60°

with the horizontal. Water flows

at a depth of 3 m. Find the

discharge in m3/s is S = 0.0008

and n=0.03. Use Kutter

Formula.

After a flood had passed an

observation on a river, an engineer

visited the site and by locating flood marks,

performing appropriate surveying, and doing

necessary computations, determined that the

cross-sectional area, wetted perimeter, and

water surface slope at the time of the peak

flooding were 5,000 m2, 350 m, and 0.0002,

respectively. The engineer also noted that the

channel bottom was earth with grass and

weeds (n = 0.025). Estimate the peak flood

discharge.

A rectangular flume, 4 m wide,

carries water at the rate of 5

m3/s. Determine the critical

depth. Use g =9.81 m/s2.

The velocity along a

circular streamline of radius

1.5 m is 0.75 m/s. Find the

normal and tangential

components of the acceleration

if the flow is steady.

A rectangular channel 6 m

wide has a constant specific

energy of 2.2 m.

a) Calculate the critical depth.

b) Calculate the critical

velocity.

c) Calculate the critical slope if

n = 0.012

A rectangular channel 5.4 m wide by

1.2 m deep is lined with a smooth stone,

well laid and has a hydraulic slope 0.001.

Using n =0.013.

a) What is the capacity of the channel?

b) What savings in earth excavation could

have been offered by using more favorable

proportions but adhering to the same delivery

and slope?

c) What savings in lining per meter length

by using more favorable proportions but

adhering to the same delivery and

slope?

Water jump from a

depth of 30 cm to 70 cm in

rectangular flume. Determine

the discharge in m3/s if the

flume is 2.75 m wide.

Use g =9.81 m/s2.

Water flows in a 2-m

wide rectangular flume at the

rate of 2.75 m3/s with a mean

velocity of 3.5 m/s. To what

depth, in cm, can the water

jump?

A hydraulic jump occurs in a

rectangular channel having a

discharge of 3.72 m3/s of water per

meter width. The approach depth is

0.718 m.

a) Calculate the depth in the

channel after the jump.

b) Compute the Froude No. in the

channel after the jump.

c) Compute the energy dissipated

in watts.

The distribution of

velocity in a rectangular

channel of width b=800mm and

depth h=200mm is given by

,where:

Compute for the following:

a) Quantity of flow

b) Average velocity

Water is flowing at 2.2 m/sec in a cast

iron pipe with diameter of 600 mm and

a wall thickness of 20 mm. A pipeline is 350 m

long. The pipe has a thickness of 20 mm and bulk

modulus of water is 2.2 x 109 N/m2 and a modulus of

elasticity of steel is

1.4 x1011 N/m2.

a) What is the speed of sound in the pipe?

b) If the valve is closed simultaneously, what

will be the water hammer pressure experienced in

the pipe?

c) Over what length of time should be allowed

for closing the valve to avoid water hammer

pressure.

A jet of water 250 mm in diameter

impinges normally on a flat steel

plate. If the discharge is 0.491 m3/s.

a) Find the force exerted by the jet on

the stationary plate.

b) If the flat plate is moving at 2 m/s

in the same direction as that of the jet, find

the force exerted by the jet on the plate.

c) If the flat plate moving a 4 m/s in

the same direction as that of the jet, find

the work done on the plate per second.

The reservoir of the

Municipality of Minglanilla is

designed to be supplied by a 200

mm Ø pipe at a rate of 15 m/s. If the

capita per day consumption of

water amounts to 340 liters ,

compute the population of

Minglanilla that could be served by

the reservoir.

A water shed covering

80 hectares had a storm in

which fell at the rate of 12.5

mm/hr for the first 2 hour, 7.5

mm/hr for the next 5 hours and

10 mm/hr for the following hour.

Determine the volume of rain

that fell in cu-m.

If Precipitation is 32 cm

basin recharge is 10 cm, and

groundwater accretion is 6 cm,

what is the direct run-off?

On average,

a) How many times will a 10-

year flood occur in a 40 year

period?

b) What is the probability that it

will not occur at all in a 40 year

period.

c) What is the probability that it

will occur at least once in a 40 year

period.

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