GTU Elements of Civil Engineering Question Paper July 2011

GTU Elements of Civil Engineering Question Paper July 2011


B.E Sem-I/II Examination June-July 2011

Subject code: 110004     Subject Name: Elements of Civil Engineering

Date: 25/06/11                              Total Marks: 70                           Time: 10:30 am to 1:00pm


  1. Attempt all questions.
  2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.
  3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.
Q.1 (a) Explain role of civil engineer 05
  (b) Explain fundamental principles of surveying 05
  (c) Describe Hydrological cycle 04
Q.2 (a) The details of observed bearings are mentioned below. find out the included angles and also correct the angles if needed to be corrected . 07


Line FB BB
AB 200 30’ 200° 00’
BC 1100 00’ 2900 3 0’
CD 195000’ 15000’
DE 2860 30’ 106000’


(b) (i) Give difference between load bearing and framed structure (ii) enlist 07 different types of floors


(b) Give classification of different roads according to its position in national 07 network of roads .

Q.3 (a) Enlist and Explain the different types of benchmarks    05

(b)        The following readings are taken on Continuously falling ground with 05 staff of 4m; they are 0.400, 0.765, 1.270, 2.560, 3.220, 3.950, 0.390,1.690,3.500,0.800,1.920, 2.450,3.980 . Enter the readings in the page

of level book and calculate the RLs of all the points if the first reading was taken on Benchmark of 100.000 m

(c)       Explain the Application of Remote sensing          04


Q.3 (a) Explain the following principles of Building Planning (i) Roominess (ii) 05 Orientation (iii) Privacy

(b)        Give the Symbol for following material in section for Building Drawing (i) 05 Brick (ii) Stone (iii) Earth (iv) wood (v) Steel section

(c)       Draw the foundation sketch for the wall having thickness of 20 cm and 30 04 cm















( c) Explain traffic planning and its importance

Q.5 (a) Explain different types of Building loads          05

(b) The offset from boundary of an agricultural plot are taken as below at the 05 interval of 20 m . Calculate the area between the base line and boundary by Simpsons rule and trapezoidal rule The offsets are 0.24, 0.89, 1.45, 2.56,

5.67, 8.76, 7.88, 4.56,3.66,2.5 and 1.35.

( c) Explain properties and uses of concrete                                                                    04


Q.5 (a) Explain the different types of water conveyance structures                                            05

(b) Enlist different types of doors and draw sketch of panelled door                              05

(c)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Describe (i) isogonic line (ii) Application of contour map                                                                                             04



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