AG2211 - Applied Geology Unit 5 Question Bank

Anna University , Chennai

Applied Geology

University Question Bank

Unit -V

5.A.1. What is a joint? (May/June 2012)

5.A.2. List some methods to prevent coastal erosion. (May/June 2012)

5.A.3. How are faults identified in aerial photographs? (Nov/Dec.2012)

5.A.4. Explain the terms ‘Stand-up time’ and ‘Over break’ in tunneling. (Nov/Dec.2012)

5.A.5. Differentiate between radiometric resolution and temporal resolution. (May/June.2011)

5.A.6. What are the geological conditions studied during the road cutting for road safety? (May/June.2011)

5.A.7. Explain “Subsidence”. (April/May.2010)

5.A.8. Define “Satellite imageries”. (April/May.2010)

5.A.9. What is remote sensing? (Nov./Dec..2009)

5.A.10. How will you protect coast form coastal erosion? (Nov./Dec..2009)

5.A.11. What is bridging capacity in tunnel construction? (Nov./Dec.2009 R-2004)

5.A.12. Difference between Arial photograph and satellite imagery. (Nov./Dec.2009 R-2004)

5.A.13. What are the cases of land slides? (Nov./Dec.2009)

5.A.14. What is remote sensing? (Nov./Dec.2009)

5.A.15. Explain attitude of rock in Dam Construction. (April/May.2008 R-2004)

5.A.16. What are the application of satellite imagery and aerial photographs in civil engineering projects? (April/May.2008 R-2004)

PART B

5.B.1. (a) Given an elaborate account of the various geological factors to be considered for the construction of Dam and reservoirs. (May/June 2012)

5.B.2. (b) Explain how remote sensing can help in planning, design and execution of civil engineering projects. (May/June 2012)

5.B.3. (a) Write detail about the type of landslides and their causative factors. List the various measures that help in prevention of landslides. (Nov/Dec.2012)

5.B.4. (b) Using case studies, describe the various aspects of coastal erosion and the various methods of coastal protection. (Nov/Dec.2012)

5.B.5. (a) Describe the characteristics of any one Indian remote sensing satellite with its civil engineering applications. (May/June.2011)

5.B.6. (b) Explain the geological conditions necessary for driving tunnels. (May/June.2011)

5.B.7. (a) Describe the causes of sea erosion and methods of coastal protection. (May/June.2011)

5.B.8. (b) Explain the causes and prevention of landslides. (May/June.2011)

5.B.9. (a) Define the term tunnel. Explain the different methods of tunneling with sketches show how tunnels can be located in highly disturbed area. (April/May.2010)

5.B.10. (b) Write an essay on remote sensing techniques, its advantages. (April/May.2010)

5.B.11. (a) Describe visual image interpretation of satellite imageries. (Nov./Dec..2009)

5.B.12.(b) Describe the type, causes and prevention of landslides. (Nov./Dec..2009)

5.B. 13. (a) Describe the application of remote sensing in civil engineering. (Nov./Dec..2009)

5.B.14. (b) Explain geological condition necessary for the site selection of Dams. (Nov./Dec..2009)

5.B.15. (a) What are landslides? Give a detailed account of the types, causes, geological investigation and remedial measures for landslides. (Nov./Dec.2009 R-2004)

5.B.16. (b) Explain the geological considerations necessary for the construction of tunnel in hard and soft rock terrains (Nov./Dec.2009 R-2004)

5.B.17. (a) Write in detail the geological condition necessary for the construction of Dams. (Nov./Dec.2009)

5.B.18. (b) Describe various types of landslide, its causes and prevention. (Nov./Dec.2009)

5.B.19 (a) Give a detailed account of the types, causes, geological investigation and remedial measures of landslides. (April/May.2008 R-2004)

5.B.20 (b) Describe the geological considerations necessary for the construction of gravity Dam. (April/May.2008 R-2004)