Question Paper: Dock Harbour & Airport Engineering : Question Paper May 2014 - Civil Engineering (Semester 8) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)
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## Dock Harbour & Airport Engineering - May 2014

### Civil Engineering (Semester 8)

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TOTAL TIME: HOURS

1 (a) Explain the procedure for constructing break water.(7 marks) 1 (b) Describe air craft and its characteristics.(7 marks)

### Write a short note

2 (a) i) Runway marking.(4 marks) 2 (a) ii) Light house.(3 marks) 2 (b) Give classification of break water and explain any one.(7 marks) 2 (c) Calculate the actual length of the runway from the following data:
Airport elevation: 150m RL
Mean of the average daily temperature: 40°C
Mean of the maximum daily premature:47°C.
Basic length of runway: 800 m
Highest point along the length: 99.2m RL
Lowest point along the length: 95.2m RL.
(7 marks)
3 (a) Enlist different types of locks and explain any one.(7 marks) 3 (b) What are the functions of taxiway in airport? Draw sketch of taxiway showing all components.(7 marks) 3 (c) What is the purpose of the navigation aids? Explain any one type of navigation aids.(7 marks) 3 (d) Write a short note on runway lighting and visual aids.(7 marks) 4 (a) Explain silting, erosion and littoral drift.(7 marks) 4 (b) Enlist the factors to be considered in airport planning.(7 marks) 4 (c) Write short note on harbour maintenance.(7 marks) 4 (d) Write the advantages and disadvantages of aviation.(7 marks) 5 (a) Enlist different types of bouys. Explain any one.(7 marks)

### Explain

5 (b) i) Pay load and zero fuel weight.(4 marks) 5 (b) ii) Subsonic aircraft and supersonic aircraft.(3 marks) 5 (c) Explain with neat diagram the action of various forces under the influence of the wave.(7 marks) 5 (d) Write short note on importance of grading and drainage in Airport.(7 marks)