Question Paper: Dock Harbour & Airport Engineering : Question Paper May 2016 - Civil Engineering (Semester 8) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)
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Dock Harbour & Airport Engineering - May 2016

Civil Engineering (Semester 8)

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1 (a) Draw the schematic diagram of airport layout showing all components and briefly write function of each.(7 marks) 1 (b) Draw the schematic diagram of harbour layout showing all components and briefly write function of each.(7 marks) 2 (a) Discuss Inland Water Transport in India and National Waterways network.(7 marks)


Solve any one question from Q2(b) & Q2(c)

2 (b) Discuss the role of Airport Authority of India for functioning of Airports in India.(7 marks) 2 (c) Define following terms (1) Fenders (2) Wharf (3) RO-RO ferry (4) Tetrapodes (5) Dredging (6) Mooring (7) Load line(7 marks)


Solve any two question from Q3(a), Q3(b) & Q3(c), Q3(d)

3 (a) Draw the neat sketch of aircraft showing all components and briefly write function of each.(7 marks)


Explain:

3 (b) (i) Wind rose diagram(4 marks) 3 (b) (ii) Causes of currents and its effects.(3 marks) 3 (c) Define (1) Stopway (2) RESA (3) Hanger (4) ATC (5) Taxiway (6) Apron (7) Threshold(7 marks)


Write short note on:

3 (d) (i) Break water(4 marks) 3 (d) (ii) Jetty(4 marks)


Solve any two question from Q4(a), Q4(b) & Q4(c), Q4(d)

4 (a) The length of runway under standard conditions is 1000 mt. The airport site has an elevation of 308 mt. Its reference temperature is 20°C. If the runway is to be constructed with an effective gradient of 0.5%, determine the corrected runway length. Provide necessary check as per ICAO criterion.(7 marks) 4 (b) Differentiate between dry dock and wet dock.(7 marks) 4 (c) Explain planning concept of terminal building by drawing sketches.(7 marks) 4 (d) Compare transit shed and warehouse.(7 marks)


Solve any two question from Q5(a), Q5(b) & Q5(c), Q5(d)

5 (a) (i) Write short note on: Localiser(4 marks) 5 (a) (ii) Write short note on: Glide slope antenna(3 marks) 5 (b) Explain significance of Buoys and LORAN(7 marks) 5 (c) Explain Importance of Grading and Lighting system on Airport(7 marks)


Write short note on:

5 (d) (i) Revetments(4 marks) 5 (d) (ii) Groynes(3 marks)

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