Question Paper: Dock Harbour & Airport Engineering : Question Paper May 2015 - Civil Engineering (Semester 8) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)

Dock Harbour & Airport Engineering - May 2015

Civil Engineering (Semester 8)


1 (a) Draw the schematic diagram of harbour layout showing all components.(7 marks) 1 (b) Write the advantages of water and air Transportation.(7 marks) 2 (a) What is the purpose of the navigation aids? Explain any one type of navigation Aids.(7 marks) 2 (b) What are the important wind characteristics? Explain the Beaufort scale & wind rose diagram in brief.(7 marks) 2 (c) Calculate the actual length of runway from the following data:
i) Airport Elevation = R.L. 100
ii) Mean of average daily temperature = 32°C.
iii) Mean of maximum daily temperature = 36°C
iv) Highest point along the length = R.L.99.5
v) Lowest point along the length = R.L.97.5
vi) Basic Runway length L=600m
(7 marks)
3 (a) Explain the terms:
i) Littoral drift ii) lock and passages iii) Wharves & fenders iv) Quays & Jetties
(7 marks)
3 (b) What are the functions of airport authority of India? Draw the sketch showing the component of aeroplane.(7 marks) 3 (c) What is floating dock? Explain dry dock in detail.(7 marks) 3 (d) Define airport capacity. What are the points to be considered in the selection of a site for an airport?(7 marks) 4 (a) What is breakwater? Explain vertical wall and rubble mound type breakwater in Detail.(7 marks) 4 (b) Describe various aircraft parking systems along with sketches.(7 marks) 4 (c) Explain briefly requirement of an airport drainage system.(7 marks) 4 (d) What are the objectives of dredging? Explain any dipper dredger.(7 marks) 5 (a) What is function of taxiway in airports? Draw cross sections of taxiway showing all components.(7 marks)


5 (b) i) Pay load and Zero fuel weight.(4 marks) 5 (b) ii) Subsonic aircraft and supersonic aircraft.(3 marks) 5 (c) Write a short note on runway lighting and visual aids.(7 marks)

Write a short note (any one)

5 (d) i) Instrument landing system(4 marks) 5 (d) ii) Holding apron.(3 marks)

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