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Republic of the Philippines BATTERY – 1

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
University of Eastern Philippines
AND HYDRAULICS
College of Engineering
SET - A
CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Prepared by:
University Town, Northern Samar Engr. JONATHAN C. BULAGAO

SITUATION 1 9. Which of the following gives the angle of internal


A cylindrical tank 1 m in diameter and 2.5 m in height is friction?
filled with water to a level of 3/5 of the height of the tank. a. 35.42̊ c. 46.32̊
1. Compute for the angular velocity in rpm when water b. 39.31̊ d. 26.34̊
reached at the rim. 10. Find the maximum shearing stress.
a. 125.78 rpm c. 114.18 rpm a. 392.67 kPa c. 567.84 kPa
b. 119.65 rpm d. 130.25 rpm b. 428.23 kPa d. 286.74 kPa
2. Compute for the angular velocity in rpm when P = 0 at 11. Find the maximum principal failure stress.
the bottom. a. 1280.72 kPa c. 1210.72 kPa
a. 133.75 rpm c. 137.67 rpm b. 1070.25 kPa d. 1250.72 kPa
b 117.25 rpm d. 125.31 rpm
PROBLEM 12
3. How many liters of water was spilled out at angular This occurs when the discharge Q passing a given cross-
speed where pressure at the center bottom is zero? section is constant with time.
a. 0.18 c. 0.28 a. steady flow c. continuous flow
b. 0.32 d. 0.39 b. turbulent d. laminar
SITUATION 2 PROBLEM 13
A rectangular vessel is accelerated horizontally with This occurs when at any time, the discharge Q at every
acceleration equal to one half of gravity. section of the stream is the same.
4. Find the angle that the water will make with the a. steady flow c. uniform flow
horizontal. b. continuous flow d. laminar
a. 18.97̊ c. 36.87̊
b. 22.45̊ d. 26.56̊ PROBLEM 14
The amount of water that flows related to the amount of
5. Find the angle that the water will make with the excess pressure added to the bottom and to a soil property
vertical. is called?
a. 66.75̊ c. 63.43̊ a. settlement c. compaction
b. 53.13̊ d. 25.56̊ b. permeability d. cohesion
PROBLEM 6 PROBLEM 15
Find the wet unit weight of a soil with a dry unit weight The ratio of the unit weight of water and weight of solid
of 18.25 kN/m3 and a moisture content of 21% and a void is called?
ratio of 0.52. a. porosity c. void ratio
a. 22.1 kN/m3 c. 19.6 kN/m3 b. moisture content d. saturation
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b. 23.9 kN/m d. 17.2 kN/m3
PROBLEM 16
PROBLEM 7 It is called as densification of soil.
ln C = kqu, what is the value of k? a. settlement c. compaction
a. ½ c. 1/3 b. permeability d. cohesion
b. 1/4 d. 0.75
PROBLEM 17
PROBLEM 8 Which of the following is not a composition of soil?
It refers to the volume of liquid that enters in a cross a. mineral c. gas
section of a stream. b. organic matter d. air
a. discharge c. laminar
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b. flow d. steady
An open cylindrical is 1 m diameter and 2.5 m high is
SITUATION 3 filled with 3/5 of water.
In a tri-axial test of a silty soil, the sample failed at normal 18. Find the drop of the height of water if it is rotated at 5
stress of 450 kPa and a shear stress of 320 kPa. rad/sec.

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Republic of the Philippines BATTERY – 1
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
University of Eastern Philippines
AND HYDRAULICS
College of Engineering
SET - A
CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Prepared by:
University Town, Northern Samar Engr. JONATHAN C. BULAGAO
a. 0.318 m c. 0.219 m a. 1.57 m c. 1.14 m
b. 0.456 m d. 0.159 m b. 1.35 m d. 2.20 m
19. Find the velocity if the water is just at the rim of the 28. Find the normal slope of energy grade line if n is
cylinder. 0.035.
a. 6.26 m/s c. 9.42 m/s a. 0.01014 c. 0.00188
b. 8.85 m/s d. 5.12 m/s b. 0.00103 d. 0.00181
20. Find the volume of the paraboloid in which is just at 29. Compute the average shearing stress on the boundary
the rim of the cylinder. surface.
a. 0.510 m3 c. 0.785 m3 a. 11.61 N/m2 c. 8.63 N/m2
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b. 0.864 m d. 1.177 m3 b. 16.98 N/m 2
d. 26.98 N/m2
PROBLEM 21 SITUATION 7
A 0.6 m sides cubical concrete block is submerged in A triangular gate with height of 0.9 m and base width of
water 5 m deep. If there is no water underneath the block, 1.2 m is inclined 60° with the horizontal with the vertex
find the force just to lift up the block. Unit weight of at the top and the base parallel with the water surface. The
concrete is 23.5 kN/m3. vertex is 2 m below the water surface.
a. 69.71 kN c. 42.43 kN 30. Compute the total hydrostatic force acting on one side
b. 94.35 kN d. 60.62 kN of the gate.
PROBLEM 22 a. 15.87 kN c. 12.36 kN
Find the angle of internal friction to have a K p of 4.0 b. 10.21 kN d. 13.35 kN
a. 53.13̊ c. 36.87̊ 31. Obtain the location of the total force measured from
b. 45.25̊ d. 32.18̊ the vertex of the gate.
PROBLEM 23 a. 0.725 m c. 0.684 m
Find the ratio of the pressure 10.5 km under water to that b. 0.521 m d. 0.615 m
of the atmospheric pressure. 32. If the base is hinged, what normal force at the vertex
a. 1016.58 c. 1023.48 is needed to open the gate?
b. 1003.32 d. 1190.21 a. 4.22 kN c. 6.32 kN
SITUATION 5 b. 5.24 kN d. 3.54 kN
A 3m x 2m plate, was immersed in water such that two of SITUATION 8
its edges were vertical. A open cylindrical tank 0.3 m in diameter and 0.8 m tall
24. Determine the hydrostatic force acting on the plate. is rotated about its own vertical axis at 240 rpm. The tank
a. 121.54 kN c. 191.28 kN is filled with water to a certain depth such that no water is
b. 163.63 kN d. 173.41 kN spilled during rotation.
25. How far below the water surface should its upper edge 33. What is the initial depth of water in the tank?
be submerged so that the center of pressure will be 12 cm a. 0.362 m c. 0.524 m
from the center of gravity? b. 0.438 m d. 0.487 m
a. 2.9 m c. 2.0 m 34. What rotation is rpm will spill 1.4 liters of water?
b. 3.5 m d. 3.81 m a. 274.2 c. 258.9
PROBLEM 26 b. 214.8 d. 246.5
Given a void ratio of 0.60, find the porosity? 35. What rotation is needed so that the pressure at the
a. 42.2% c. 37.5% center bottom is zero?
b. 54.8% d. 29.6% a. 234.6 rpm c. 252.2 rpm
SITUATION 6 b. 241.7 rpm d. 278.9 rpm
A rectangular channel that is 10 m wide carries a flow rate SITUATION 9
of 15.1 m3/s at point when water is 1.5 m deep. Given the particle distribution curve of three soils A, B
27. Find the specific energy. and C.

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Republic of the Philippines BATTERY – 1
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
University of Eastern Philippines
AND HYDRAULICS
College of Engineering
SET - A
CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Prepared by:
University Town, Northern Samar Engr. JONATHAN C. BULAGAO
weight of clay is 18.8 kN/m3. The water table is lowered
to 7.6 m below the ground and the sand above the water
table have degree of saturation decreased by 20%.
42. Calculate the effective pressure at the midheight of the
clay layer before the lowering of the water table.
a. 207.3 kPa c. 256.4 kPa
b. 324.3 kPa d. 393.7 kPa
43. Calculate the effective pressure at the midheight of the
clay layer after lowering of the water table.
a. 261.4 kPa c. 236.8 kPa
36. Determine the percentage of gravel in Soil A.
b 277.3 kPa d. 297.4 kPa
a. 1% c. 2%
b. 99% d. 98% 44. Calculate the effective pressure at the midheight of the
clay layer when the water table is at the clay surface and
37. Determine the percentage of sand in Soil B.
assuming that all sands has the same degree of saturation.
a. 40% c. 99%
a. 314.7 kPa c. 347.3 kPa
b. 59% d. 62%
b. 425.2 kPa d. 369.8 kPa
38. Determine the percentage of silt in Soil C.
SITUATION 12
a. 56% c. 12%
A square footing 2 m on a side and 1.20 m below the
b. 68% d. 32%
ground surface for which the bulk unit weight of the soil
SITUATION 10
is 20 kN/m3. The soil is cohesionless and the angle of
Given the following data for the three reservoirs shown:
friction is 25°. Consider the condition of general shear
and use Terzaghi’s equation for square footing.
45. Compute the contribution of the depth of embedment
to the bearing strength.
a. 165.8 kPa c. 305.3 kPa
b. 133.4 kPa d. 326.9 kPa
46. Compute the contribution of footing dimension to the
Reservoir A: Elev. = 30 m, L1 = 1220 m, D1 = 300 mm bearing strength.
Reservoir B: Elev. = 24 m, L1 = 900 m, D1 = 200 mm a. 133.4 kPa c. 326.9 kPa
Reservoir C: Elev. = 15 m, L1 = 1500 m, D1 = 150 mm b 305.3 kPa d. 165.8 kPa
Assuming n = 0.011 for all pipes, determine the 47. Evaluate the capacity of the footing using a factor of
following: safety of 3.
39. The flow in line 1 in m3/s. a. 625 kN c. 585 kN
a. 0.0319 c. 0.0434 b. 512 kN d. 687 kN
b. 0.0598 d. 0.1595 SITUATION 13
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40. The flow in line 2 in m /s. A square footing 3 m on a side and 1.50 m below the
a. 0.0366 c. 0.0195 ground surface for which the bulk unit weight of the soil
b. 0.0266 d. 0.0975 is 20 kN/m3. The cohesion of the soil is 8 kPa and the
41. The flow in line 3 in m3/s. angle of internal friction is 22°. Consider the condition of
a. 0.0620 c. 0.0233 general shear failure and evaluate the contribution of the
b. 0.0168 d. 0.0124 following soil bearing capacity in kPa, using the
Terzaghi’s equation for square footing.
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48. Cohesion strength.
A 7.6 m thick clay layer is underlain by 15.2 m of sand to
a. 215.6 c. 226.4
the ground. The water table is level with the ground
b. 210.8 d. 230.2
surface. The saturated unite weight of sand is 21.2 kN/m3
and its dry unit weight is 18.2 kN/m3. The saturated unit 49. Soil overburden.
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Republic of the Philippines BATTERY – 1
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
University of Eastern Philippines
AND HYDRAULICS
College of Engineering
SET - A
CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Prepared by:
University Town, Northern Samar Engr. JONATHAN C. BULAGAO
a. 254.1 c. 260.2
b 275.7 d. 245.8
50. Footing dimension.
a. 114.2 c. 122.2
b. 158.9 d. 136.5