TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING MODEL QUESTION PAPER CIVIL DIPLOMA 5TH SEMESTER




MODEL QUESTION PAPER

DIPLOMA IN CIVIL ENGINEERING FIFTH SEMESTER TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
Maximum Marks: 100 marks. Time: 03 hours.
PART-A
Answer any six questions. Each question carries five marks each.
1. Explain the role and importance of transportation.
2. What is meant by super elevation? And list the objects and advantages.
3. What are the necessities of providing Highway drainage?
4. Explain are the component parts of a bridge?
5. What is meant by bridge bearing? and list its functions
6. What are the general features of Indian railways?
7. What are the various forces acting on the track?
8. List the duties of PWI.
9. List the purpose of drainage of tunnel and its types.

PART-B
Answer any seven questions. Each question carries ten marks each.
1. Mention the various surveys to be conducted for road alignment and explain briefly preliminary and final location of survey.
2. Explain the method of construction of WBM road with a neat sketch.
3. Explain briefly sub surface drainage system with a neat sketch.
4. List the classification of bridges according to all the parameters.
5. Explain briefly the sub structure components of a bridge with a sketch.
6. What are the various components and requirements of a good track?
7. What is meant by creep? List the causes, effects and prevention of creep.
8. a) Draw a typical cross-section of an underground railway tunnel circular in section and an elevated railway (Metro rail).
9. a)What are the advantages of tunnelling?
b) List the objects of lining and ventilation in tunnels.
10. Define the terms:- Aerodrome, Hanger, Runway, Brake water, Jetties.
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MODEL QUESTION BANK:-

UNIT-1

Cognitive level- Remembering
1. What are the different modes of transportation?
2. What are the objects of highway planning?
3. What is meant by super elevation? And list the objects and advantages.
4. Define curve and what are its advantages? Also list the type of curves.
5. List the objects and requirements of a transition curve.
6. What is gradient? And list its objects and types.

Cognitive level- Understanding

1. Explain the role and importance of transportation.
2. Explain the various factors controlling the alignment of roads.
3. What are the objects of highway geometrics? And list the factors which affects the design of geometrics.
4. Explain briefly cross-sectional elements of highways.
5. Explain the necessity of widening of roads in curves.
6. Draw a typical cross-section of a national highway.

Cognitive level- Application

1. Mention the various surveys to be conducted for road alignment and explain briefly preliminary and final location of survey.

UNIT-2

Cognitive level- Remembering

1. What is meant by soil stabilisation? And what are its principles?
2. What are requirements of a good highway pavement?
3. Write a short note on Overlays.
4. What are the necessities of providing Highway drainage?
5. What are the requirements of a good drainage system?
Cognitive level- Understanding

1. Explain briefly methods of soil stabilisation.
2. Explain briefly the materials and its qualities which are used in highway pavements.
3. Explain the method of construction of WBM road width a neat sketch.
4. Explain the method of construction of Bitumen bound macadam road.
5. Explain the construction of CC roads.
6. Explain the different types of joints used in CC roads.
7. Explain briefly sub surface drainage system with a neat sketch.
Cognitive level- Application
 
1. Comparison between flexible pavement and rigid pavement.
2. What are the objects of road Arboriculture?

UNIT-3

Cognitive level- Remembering
1. What are the component parts of a bridge? with examples.
2. List the classification of bridges according to all the parameters.
3. Define the terms: water way, afflux, economic span of a bridge, scouring, free board.
4. What is a coffer dam and list its requirements? .
5. What is meant by bridge bearing? and list its functions
6. What are the types of bridge bearings?


Cognitive level- Understanding
1. What are the points to be considered while selecting a site for bridge.
2. Explain briefly the sub structure components with a sketch.
3. Write a short note on flyovers.

UNIT-4

Cognitive level- Remembering

1. What are the general features of Indian railways?
2. What are the factors to be considered while selecting a good railyway alignment?
3. What are the various components and requirements of a good track?
4. What are the various forces acting on the track?
5. What is meant by creep? List the causes, effects and prevention of creep.
6. What are the qualities of broken stone ballast.

Cognitive level- Understanding

1. Explain the role of Indian railways.
2. Define gauge and list the benefits of UNI-GAUGE policy.
3. Differentiate between Conning wheels and Tilting of rails.
4. List the functions and requirements of rails.
5. Explain with a neat sketch a flat footed rail.
6. List the methods to reduce the wear of rails.
7. List the functions and requirements of sleepers.
8. Explain with a neat sketch monoblock PSC sleeper with pandrol clips.
9. List the functions and requirements of ballast.


UNIT-5

Cognitive level- Remembering
1. What are the purpose of providing fittings and fastenings in tracks.
 
2. What is meant by buckling of track? List it causes and prevention.
3. List the necessities, advantages and essentials of a track maintenance.
4. What are the objects of providing level crossings? List its types and draw a typical layout of a square level crossing.
5. What are the types of yards? And list the functioning of Marshalling yard.
6. List the objects of signalling.
7. What is meant by Inter-locking and list its essential regulations.

Cognitive level- Understanding
1. List the elastic fastenings and explain fish plate.
2. What is meant by turn out? And draw a typical sketch of a turn out and label the components.
3. Draw the layout of track junctions cross over between two parallel tracks.
4. Draw the layout of Diamond crossing and Scissor crossing.
5. List the types of rail joints.
6. Comparison between short welded, long welded and continuous welded rails.
7. List the duties of PWI.
8. Draw the classification chart of railway stations based on operations and functions.
9. Explain A-class block station for a double line section.
10. Explain way side station on a single line section.
11. What are the signals required at railway stations?
12. Draw a typical cross-section of an elevated railway (Metro rail).

Unit-6

Cognitive level- Remembering

1. Define the terms:- tunnel, shaft, mucking
2. What are the advantages of tunnelling?
3. List the shapes of tunnel.
4. List the purpose of drainage of tunnel and its types.
5. List the objects of tunnel lining and ventilation.
6. Define the terms:- Airport, runway, wind rose.
7. Define the terms:-Harbour, dock, Jetties.
8. Define the terms:- Brake water, Quays, Buoys.
9. Define the terms:- Port, light house, Beacons.

Cognitive level- Understanding

1. Draw a typical cross-section of an underground railway tunnel circular in section.
2. Comparison between Horse shoe, egg shape and segmental tunnel sections.

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