JNTU, B.Tech I Semester,BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION,November,2008

JNTU, B.Tech I Semester, BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION,November 2008 (Civil Engineering) SET-4     1. (a) How is artificial stone prepared? What are its different forms. (b) Mention the advantages of artificial stones.   2. (a) Write comparison of brickwork and stone work. (b) Explain the constituents of good brick earth.   3. How lime … Read more

JNTU, B.Tech I Semester,BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION,November,2008

JNTU, B.Tech I Semester, BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION,November 2008 (Civil Engineering) SET-3     1. (a) Write a brief note on deterioration of stones. (b) Explain wedging and blasting methods of stone Quarrying.   2. (a) Write comparison between Bull’s trench kiln and Hoffman’s kiln. (b) Write briefly about the moulding operation in bricks.   … Read more

JNTU, B.Tech I Semester,BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION,November,2008

JNTU, B.Tech I Semester, BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION,November 2008 (Civil Engineering) SET-2     1. What are the various tests for stones and explain them in detail.   2. (a) Discuss the varieties of terra-cotta? (b) Write the advantages, disadvantages and uses of terra-cotta.   3. Differentiate between (a) White cement and ordinary cement. (b) … Read more