CIVIL DIPLOMA 3RD SEMESTER CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY



 CIVIL DIPLOMA 3RD SEMESTER CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY


MODEL QP FOR CIE


Test/Date and Time

Semester/year

Course/Course Code

Max Marks

Ex: I test/

6 th week of sem 10-11 Am

III SEM

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

 

20

Year: 2015-16

Course code: 15CE34T

Name of Course coordinator :                                                                     Units:1,2 CO: 1,2 Note: Answer all questions

Question

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CO

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1

a)  List the objectives of foundation?

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b)  Explain with the help of sketch the Raft foundation.

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1,2

 

2

a)  Explain the determination of safe bearing capacity of soils by plate load test.

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b)  What are the points to be observed while construction of brick masonry?

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1,2

 

1,2

 

3

a)  What are the effects of Dampness?

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b)   Distinguish between Rubble stone masonry and Ashlar masonry.

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2

 

1,2




®TEXT BOOKS & REFERENCES

1.      Building construction—B.C.Punmia; Ashok Kumar Jain; Arun Kumar Jain, Firewall Media, 2005

2.   Building Construction- P.C.Varghese, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.2009

3.   Building construction—S.C.Rangwala, Charotar Publishing House Pvt. Limited, 2009

4.   Building construction and Materials —Gurucharan Singh, Jain Book Agency

5.   Building construction—Sushil kumar, Standard Publishers Distributors Delhi, 2001

 

 

IS Codes                                                                                                                     

 

1.     IS 2720: Methods of tests for soils.

2.     IS 1904-(1986): Code of Practice for Design and Construction of Foundations in Soils: general requirements.

3.     IS 1080-(1985): Code of Practice for Design And Construction of Shallow Foundations in Soils.

4.     IS 2212-(1991): Code of practice for brick works.

5.     IS 1597-1 &2(1992): Construction of Stone Masonry-Code of practice.

6.     IS 4326 (1993) Code of practice for Earth quake resistant design of structures.

7.     IS 1893-1 (2002) Criteria for Earth quake resistant design of structures

 

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MODEL QUESTION PAPER        

III Semester Diploma Examination.

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

TIME: 3 Hours                                                                                             Max. Marks: 100

 

PART A

Answer any six questions out of nine. Each question carries 5 marks: (5x6=30)

1.           What are the different methods of improving the bearing capacity of soils? Explain any three methods.

2.           Briefly discuss the causes for failure of foundation.

3.           Explain the following terms a) frog b) quoins c) jambs d) reveals e) copings

4.           What are the causes of dampness in buildings? Explain any one method of preventing the dampness?

5.           Sketch and label the various components of an arch.

6.           Briefly explain the different types of fittings used in doors.

7.           Enumerate the merits and demerits of concrete flooring.

8.           Explain with a neat sketch a) closed couple roofs.

9.           List the Earth quake zones of India.

 

 

PART B

Answer any seven questions from a set of ten questions each question carries 10 marks:

- (10x7=70)

1.            Explain the determination of safe bearing capacity of soils by plate load test.

2.            Explain with a neat sketch. i) Combined footing ii) Raft foundation

3.            a)Explain with neat sketch ashlar masonry.

b)Explain the following; i) Glass partition, ii) Aluminium partition

4.                                                                                             a) Explain with a neat sketch English bond for brick thick wall.

b) Define cavity wall. Explain the construction of cavity wall.

5.            a)Explain with a neat sketch a) Bay window b) louvered windowsMODEL QUESTION BANK


Diploma in Environmental Engineering

III Semester

 


Code: 15CE34T

 

Course title: CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

CO 1: Identify the types of soils, to know the properties, strength of soils, to suggest suitable type of foundations and to overcome the difficulties during excavation.


REMEMBER LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. List out the different types of soil and which type of soil is most suitable for building construction.

2. Define bearing capacity of soil.

3. What are the requirements of a good foundation?

UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS


1. Explain the methods of improving the safe bearing capacity of soils?

4. Define foundation. Discuss various functions served by foundations.

5. What is the difference between a shallow foundation and a deep foundation?

6. Briefly explain the common types of shallow foundations with a neat sketch.

7. Explain with the help of sketches the following types of foundation

a) Stepped footing b) Combined footing c) Raft foundation d)Pile foundation

8. Explain the situations in which pile foundation is preferred.

9. Classify the various types of piles based on i) function and ii) materials and composition.

10. What is the difference between end bearing pile and a friction pile?

11. What are the causes for failure of foundation?

12. Suggest the prime preventive measures to failure of foundation.

13. Under which circumstances the shoring is necessary.

14. Distinguish between the shoring and strutting in foundation.

15. Explain in brief the process of dewatering during excavation.

APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS


1. Explain the determination of safe bearing capacity of soils by plate load test.


CO 2: Understand the concepts of masonry buildings and to know the defects in their construction process and maintenance methods.

UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS


1. Write short notes on i) header bond ii) stretcher bond iii) Dutch bond iv) garden wall bond

2. Define cavity wall. What are its advantages?

3. Define a partition wall. Enumerate various requirements to be fulfilled by a partition wall.

4. Differentiate between the following:

a) Header and stretcher b) king closer and queen closer c) sill and lintel d) cornice and corbels

5. Explain the following terms a) frog b) quoins c) jambs d) reveals e) copings d) throating

e) Freeze

6. How do you lay stone cladding work for facing of walls?

 

7. Differentiate between English bond and Flemish bond.

8. Explain with the help of sketches general features of a cavity wall.

9. Explain various causes of dampness in buildings.

10. What are ill effects of dampness in buildings?

11. Explain various methods of damp proofing?

12. What are the requirements of an ideal material for damp proofing?

13. List out the different materials used in damp proof course.


APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS

14. Explain the following; a) Glass partition b) Aluminium partition c) plywood partition

d) Hard board partition e) brick partition

15. Explain with a neat sketch English bond for 1½ brick thick wall.

16. Explain with a neat sketch Flemish bond for 1½ brick thick wall.

17. Explain with neat sketch coursed rubble masonry.

18. Explain with neat sketch ashlar masonry.


CO 3:  Plan the various types of openings and building components.


REMEMBER LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. List the different types of windows used in general.

2. Define the following terms i) mullion ii) transom iii) reveal iv) style v) horn.

3. Classify the lintels based on the materials used.


UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS

4. What are lintels? Sketch a lintel and combined sunshade for an external doorway.

5. Explain briefly the RCC lintel with chejja.

6. Distinguish between Intrados and extrados.

7. Write short notes on a) spandrel of an arch b) flat arch c) segmental arch d) semi-circular arch

8. Distinguish between through lintel and cut lintels.

9. Write a note on i) sliding door ii) revolving door iii) collapsible door.


APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. Sketch and label the various components of an arch.

2. Explain with a neat sketch the following types of Windows i) Louvered window ii) bay window iii) lantern window iv) sky light

3. Explain with a neat sketch the following types of Doors i) Flush doors ii) Louvered doors.

4. Briefly explain the different types of fittings used in doors.

5. What are the functions of a ventilator? How it is different from a window.



CO 4: Understand the different types of staircases, Roofs and Floors.


REMEMBER LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. State briefly the requirements of a good stair case.

,

b) Distinguish between a spiral staircase and a helical stair case.

6.            a)Draw a neat sketch of a dog legged staircase. b)Enumerate the merits and demerits of concrete flooring.

7.            a) With a neat sketch explain Queen post roof truss.

b) What are the advantages and disadvantages of flat roofs?

8.            Explain with a neat sketch: i) Single or Brick layers scaffolding ii) Cantilever or Needle scaffolding.

9.            Explain the procedure of painting of plastered walls with plastic emulsion paint.

10.       a) What are the requirements of a good ventilation system?

b) What are the advantages of pre-cast composed panels?


2. State the circumstances under which you use the following types of stairs i) Dog legged stair ii) open newel stair iii) half turn geometrical stair iv) spiral stair

3. List out the various special staircases.

4. Define Flooring. What are the different types of Floorings?

5. List the common types of roofing materials.



UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS


6. Explain the following terms i) Landing ii) Nosing iii) Winders iv) Stringer v) Newel

vi) Hand rail

7. Distinguish between a spiral staircase and a helical stair case.

8. Indicate the situation where you would recommend a) ramp b) escalators

9. Write a short note on a) escalator b) lift

10. What are the types of lifts?

11. Enumerate the merits and demerits of concrete flooring.

12. What are the characteristics of a good flooring material?

13. Explain the following terms a) Pitch b) Eaves c) Gable d) Ridge e) Valley

14. Briefly explain the classification of roofs.

15. What are the advantages and disadvantages of flat roofs?


APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS


1. Draw a neat sketch of a dog legged staircase.

2. Explain the method of laying of cement concrete flooring.

3. Explain the method of laying wooden flooring.

4. Explain the method of laying marble flooring.

5. Explain with a neat sketch a) Lean to Roofs b) Couple Roofs

6. Explain with a neat sketch a) Closed couple roofs b) Collar Roofs c) Purlin Roofs

7. With a neat sketch explain Queen post roof truss.

8. With a neat sketch explain King post roof truss

9. Explain the procedure for weather proofing of flat roofs.

10. Explain with a neat sketch any one type of steel trusses.



CO 5: Necessity of temporary works and finishes in building construction considering the safety aspects.


UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS


1. What do you understand by scaffolding? What are the essential requirements a good scaffolding?

2. Explain the terms a) Putlogs b) Braces c) Toe board d) Ledgers e) Standards

3. Explain steel tube scaffolding with a neat sketch.

4. What is the necessity of shoring? List the different methods of shoring.

5. What are the objectives of plastering and pointing?

6. What are the characteristics of good plastering materials?

7. List the tools used for plastering.

8. Briefly explain the method of cement plastering.

1.           Briefly explain sand faced type of plaster finishing.

2.           Briefly explain pebble dash type of plaster finishing.

3.           Write a note on various defects in plastering.

4.           List the different methods of pointing? Explain rubbed pointing.

5.           What are the objects of painting?

 

APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS

1.           Explain with a neat sketch Single or Brick layers scaffolding.

2.           Explain with a neat sketch cantilever or needle scaffolding.

3.           Explain with a neat sketch double or masons scaffolding.

4.           Explain with a neat sketch Raking type of shoring.

5.           Explain with a neat sketch flying type of shoring.

6.           Explain with a neat sketch dead type of shoring.

7.           Explain briefly the procedure of painting of plastered walls with plastic emulsion paint.

8.           Explain briefly the procedure of painting of new wood work with synthetic enamel paint.

9.           Explain briefly the procedure of painting with dry distemper.

10.      Briefly explain the method of polishing wood work using varnish.

 

 

CO 6: Analyze the failure of building components, apply the concepts of maintenance and repair works to fight with extreme weather conditions and focus on the earthquake resistant buildings.

 

9. Briefly explain sand faced type of plaster finishing.

10. Briefly explain pebble dash type of plaster finishing.

11. Write a note on various defects in plastering.

12. List the different methods of pointing? Explain rubbed pointing.

13. What are the objects of painting?


APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. Explain with a neat sketch Single or Brick layers scaffolding.

2. Explain with a neat sketch cantilever or needle scaffolding.

3. Explain with a neat sketch double or masons scaffolding.

4. Explain with a neat sketch Raking type of shoring.

5. Explain with a neat sketch flying type of shoring.

6. Explain with a neat sketch dead type of shoring.

7. Explain briefly the procedure of painting of plastered walls with plastic emulsion paint.

8. Explain briefly the procedure of painting of new wood work with synthetic enamel paint.

9. Explain briefly the procedure of painting with dry distemper.

10. Briefly explain the method of polishing wood work using varnish.



CO 6: Analyze the failure of building components, apply the concepts of maintenance and repair works to fight with extreme weather conditions and focus on the earthquake resistant buildings.


REMEMBER LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. List the Earth quake zones of India.

2. Write a note on termites and their attack on buildings.

3. Write a short note on bamboo construction.


UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS


4. What are the reasons for providing ventilators in buildings?

5. What are the requirements of a good ventilation system?

6. Briefly explain the method of water proofing in buildings.

7. What is the meaning of structural glazing? Explain briefly.

8. What are the advantages of pre-cast composed panels.


APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS


1. Explain how you reduce earth quake effects in important buildings.

2. Explain how preconstruction anti termite treatment is carried out.

3. Explain how post construction anti termite treatment is carried out.


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