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HIGHWAY MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION

Tutorial sheet 6 Aggregates Prof. Dr. Adnan Qadir Student


Id____________________________

Q1) What are various types of aggregates

Q2) What are the contributions of aggregate in PCC and AC? Why they differ?

Q2) Igneous Rocks and Minerals

1. Granite contains _______________________

2. __________ contains feldspar & one or more dark mineral. Feldspar is dominant.

3. Gabbro contains _________________. ____________________ are dominant.

4. _____________ contains iron and is black or dark.

5. Pegmatite is a _______________ with large crystals of __________________

Q3) Identify six types of sedimentary rocks

Q5
Propertie Igneous Sedimentary Metamorphic
s
Color

Texture

Mineral
constituen
ts

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HIGHWAY MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION
Tutorial sheet 6 Aggregates Prof. Dr. Adnan Qadir Student
Id____________________________
Mode of
occurrence

Importanc
e to
highway
Engineer
Apparent
specific
gravity

Porosity

Unit
weight
(pcf)

Absorption
,%

Q6) What are the Types of Metamorphic Rocks?

Q7) Use of rock

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HIGHWAY MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION
Tutorial sheet 6 Aggregates Prof. Dr. Adnan Qadir Student
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Rock Utility

Granite
Slate
Limestone
Basalt
Alluvial and glacial deposits
Sandstone
Mudstone

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