GTU Question papers Elements of Civil Engineering

GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

BE SEM- I / II Winter Examination-Dec.-2011

Subject code: 110004

Subject Name: Elements of Civil Engineering

Instructions:

  1. Attempt any five questions.
  2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.
  3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q.1 (a) Enlist scheduling techniques and explain Bar Chart.

(b) Explain the impact of infrastructural development in the economy of a country

( c) A plan represents an area of 75000 m2 and measures 3.00cm x 5.00cm. Find the scale of the map and R.F.

Q.2 (a) Explain the fundamental principles of surveying.

(b) Calculate the interior angles and draw the traverse:

Line Fore Bearings
AB 700 30’
BC 1320 00’
CD 560 00’
DE 2150 30’
EA 3100 00’

 

Q.3 (a) What are the key components of GIS. Describe them briefly.

(b) Following is a page of level book. Fill in the missing readings and apply the usual 07 checks.

Station

B.S

IS

F.S

Rise

Fall

R.L

1

x

150.000

2

2.457

0.827

x

3

2.400

0.057

x

4

2.697

x

x

148.070

5

x

2.051

0.646

148.716

6

2.500

1.068

149.784

7

2.896

x

149.388

8

x

0.124

x

9

2.672

0.348

149.612

 

Q.4 (a) Discuss the various types of surface water sources.

(b) Discuss the watershed development and its significance.

Q.5 (a) Draw the neat sketch for the following (i) R.C.C lintel with chajja

(ii)  Sectional plan of a ledged and battened door.

(b) Enumerate various principles of planning and explain privacy and Roominess in detail.

Q.6 (a) Enlist the various types of gauge. What are the advantage and disadvantage of 07 Railway?

(b) What are the advantage and disadvantage of Waterways and Airways?

Q.7 (a) Enlist various material used in building construction. Discuss properties of good  bricks and timber.

(b) Enlist various types of cement. State various properties of cement

 

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