Pune University BE (Civil Engineering) Construction Management Question Papers

B.E. (Civil) CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (Sem. – II) (2008 Pattern) (Elective – III)

Time :3 Hours]                                                                           [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:-

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

2)          Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.

3)          Pigures to the right indicate full marks.

4)          Use of logarithmic tables, slide rule, Mollier charts, electronic pocket calculator and steam tables is allowed.

5)          Assume suitable data, if necessary.


QIA a) What are role of project management consultants and its type explain in detail.  [8]

b)        State the role of construction industry in infrastructure development. [6]

c)        What is role of construction industry in economic development? [4]


Q2) a) Explain in detail functions of communication.                                                    [6]

b)        What are the reasons behind proj ect overruns and how to combat them? [6]

c)        What is project monitoring and how its reporting is done?                          [6]

Q3) a)      Explain in detail the purpose of construction scheduling?         [6]

b)        What is work breakdown structure?                                                                 [6]

c)        List out the various symbols used for different activities.                           [4]


Q4) a)      Define scheduling. What are the factors affecting scheduling. [6]

b)        Define work study and Explain the basic procedure of work study. [6]

c)        Write a short note on Line of Balance (LOB).                                              [4]


Q5) a) Write short note on means of finance.                                                       [4]

b)        Explain in detail Building and other Construction Workers Act 1996. [6]

c)        Explain in brief project cash flow projections and statements.                   [6]


Q6) Write short note on following, any four :                                                    [16]

a)         Workman’s Compensation Act 1923

b)        Child Labour Act

c)         Working Capital

d)        Project Balance Sheet

e)        Profit and Loss account Statement


Q7) a) What is Risk Management? Explain in detail various Risks in construction.          [8]

b) Explain Concept of value and Define Value analysis. Write in detail steps in value analysis.                                                                                                        [10]


Q8) a) What are key factors that affects energy consumption in building. [10]

b) Write down in detail role of insurance in construction Risk management?         [8]

Q9) a) What is (EOQ) Economic Order Quantity? Derive the expression for EOQ.          [8]

b) Define Human Resource Management and describe a procedure suitable for employment in large construction industry.                                                                   [8]


QI0) a) Write down functions of materials management and explain them. [8] b) Write short note on :                                                                                                                      [8]

i)              Staffing policy and pattern.

ii)           Performance appraisal and Job Evaluation.


QII) a) Define Artificial Intelligence and write down applications of Artificial Intelligence in Civil engineering                                                                                    [12]

b) Differentiate between Biological neuron and artificial neuron.                   [4]


Q12) a) Write short note on the following :                                                [12]

i)             Artificial Neural networks.

ii)           Fuzzy Logic.

iii)         Genetic Algorithm.

What is training of neurons? explain. [4]

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