Question Paper: Highway Engineering : Question Paper Dec 2015 - Civil Engineering (Semester 5) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)

Highway Engineering - Dec 2015

Civil Engineering (Semester 5)


1(a) Describe Nagpur Road plan with its salient features.(7 marks) 1(b) Write short note on
(i) Central Road Research Institute(CRRI)
(ii) Central Road Fund (CRF).
(7 marks)
2(a) Explain briefly the various stages of work in a new highway project.(7 marks)

Solved any one question from Q.2(b) & Q.2(c)

2(b) (i)Give IRC standard for carriageway width and formation width.
(ii) Calculate the value of (i) Head light sight distance (ii) Intermediate sight distance for a highway with a design speed of 65 kmph. Take t = 2.5sec, f = 0.36
(7 marks)
2(c) Explain curve resistance and Compensation in gradient on horizontal curves.(7 marks)

Solved any one question from Q.3 & Q.4

3(a) Explain Total reaction time of driver. Explain PIEV Theory.(7 marks) 3(b) Calculate the extra width of pavement required on a horizontal curve of radius 700 m on a two lane highway. The design speed being 80 kmph. Assume wheel base is 6 m.(7 marks) 4(a) Explain desirable properties of bituminous mix.(7 marks) 4(b) Difference between flexible and Rigid pavement.(7 marks)

Solved any one question from Q.5 & Q.6

5(a) Explain Particle size classification as per IS.(7 marks) 5(b) Describe Plate load test with figure.(7 marks) 6(a) List out various properties of aggregate. Explain flakiness and elongation index test of aggregate.(7 marks) 6(b) Explain subsurface drainage system with transverse drain with neat sketch.(7 marks)

Solved any one question from Q.7 & Q.8

7(a) Write short note on ESWL.(7 marks) 7(b) Explain various types of failures in Cement concrete pavements & their causes.(7 marks) 8(a) Draw neat sketches (i) Clover leaf interchange (ii) Rotary Interchange Diamond Interchange.(7 marks) 8(b) Show the conflict point at the intersection of the following types
(i) Cross roads, both two-way
(ii) Cross roads, one way
(7 marks)

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