Cochin University Previous Question Papers BE CE 8th Semester Cost Effective Building Techniques Sep 2010

Cochin University Previous Question Papers BE CE 8th Sem

Cost Effective Building Techniques September 2010

 

PART-A

(Answer ALL questions)

(a) Write short notes on sand piles.

(b) What is stab foundation? Explain with the help of a neat sketch.

(c) What is straw bale construction? What are its advantages?

(d) What is Rat trap bond masonry? Explain with the help of a neat sketch.

(e)Write short notes on Filler slabs.

(f) What is mud stabilization?

(g) Which are the different techniques of mud construction?

(h) Write short notes on Ferro cement.

PART-B

II.  Explain the different ground improvement techniques.

OR

III. Explain the different techniques that can be adopted to reduce the cost of construction in the building process.

IV. (a) Explain the applications of local materials in the building construction.

(b) Write short notes on stabilized soil blocks.

OR

V. Write short notes on the following :

(i) Lato blocks

(ii) Stone masonry blocks

(iii) Sand lime bricks.

 

VI. List out and explain the various roofing techniques that can be adopted to reduce the cost of roofing.

OR

VII. Write short notes on the following:

(i)  Roofing system with cellular units

(ii) Ferro cement ribbed slabs

(iii)  Funicular shells.

 

VIII. (a) Explain the different techniques of mud stabilization.

(b) Write short notes on the protective treatments on mud.

OR

IX. Explain the various applications of industrial wastes in the building process.

 

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