Pune University BE Civil Advanced Transportation Engineering Question Papers

B.E. (Civil) ADVANCED TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING (2008 Pattern)

(Elective – IV) (Sem. – II)

Time: 3 Hours]                                                                                              [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:

1)            AnswerQ.1 orQ.2, Q.3 orQ.4, Q.5 orQ.6 from Section -1&Q.7 orQ.8, Q.9 or Q.10, Q.11 or Q.12 from Section – II.

2)            Answers to the two sections should be written in separate answer books.

3)            Neat diagrams must be drawn whenever necessary.

4)            Figures to the right indicate full marks.

5)            Use of logarithmic tables, Slide rule, Mollier charts, electronic calculator, and steam tables is allowed.

6)            Assume suitable data, if necessary.

SECTION – I

Q1) Explain in detail following projects :                                                                       [18]

a)            JNNURM.

b)            Pune metro.

c)            PMGSY.

OR

Q2) Explain in detail following projects :                                                                       [18]

a)            Eastern Freeway link.

b)            NHDP various phases.

c)            Mumbai Mono-rail project.

Q3) a) With a flow diagram explain the comprehensive transport planning process and explain in detail                                                                                                           [6+3+3]

i)              Household Surveys.

ii)            O-D surveys.

b)            Discuss the role of traffic and transport planning consultants with examples. [4]

P. TO.

 

Q4) Detail out the transport planning and design process adopted for the Saswad- Hadapsar-Theur Phata bypass by the consultants, and discuss the various alternatives suggested.      [16]

Q5) a) Explain how to use NPV as an effective tool along with the PBP in deciding various investment alternatives for transport projects with an example. [12]

b) What is PCU? Enlist any 3 values adopted by IRC.                                                                                       [1+3]

OR

Q6) a) Explain in detail the economic and financial feasibility studies carried out on the 4 flyovers at sion and other places in mumbai, by the consultants, giving due consideration to the various costs and benefits arising thereof.                                                  [12]

b)            Explain zoning and its importance in traffic-transport planning with examples.         [4]

SECTION – II

Q7) Compare and contrast between flexible pavements and rigid pavements in detail on various points.                                                                                                                 [16]

OR

Q8) Explain the various purposes of overlays, types of overlays and the IRC-81 method of overlay design.                                                                                                                [16]

Q9) Explain with sketches any 8 types of distresses occurring in flexible pavements, their reasons and how they are measured. Explain PCR and its importance, with an example.      [12+4]

 

Q10)Explain with sketches any 8 types of distresses occurring in rigid pavements, their reasons and how they are measured. Explain PCI and its importance, with an example.    [12+4]

Design a flexible pavement as per IRC – 37 for the construction of a

new

i)

bypass based on following data. Two lane dual carriageway.

[12]

ii)

Initial traffic in the year of completion of construction = CVPD in both directions.

1100

iii)

Traffic growth rate per annum = 9%.  

iv)

Design life = 15 years.  

v)

Terrain = Rolling  

vi)

CBR = 5%  

 

Q11)a)

b)

Q12)a)

b)

Draw a typical cross-section showing all the basic layers.

Explain concept and importance of vehicle damage factor with an example.          [6]

OR

Based on the data in 11(a) design the flexible pavement if the growth rate per annum is 16%, all other parameters remain same.                                                                      [12]

Explain function of dowel bars in a concrete pavement with a sketch.

[6]

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