Question Paper: Professional Practice & Valuation : Question Paper May 2016 - Civil Engineering (Semester 8) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)
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## Professional Practice & Valuation - May 2016

### Civil Engineering (Semester 8)

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1 (a) Discuss the factors affecting rate analysis.(7 marks) 1 (b) What is the purpose of rate analysis?(7 marks) 2 (a) Enlist and explain different methods of valuation.(7 marks)

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

2 (b) What is Tender? Give detailed classification of tenders.(7 marks)

### Differentiate between:

2 (c) (i) Depreciation and obsolence.(4 marks) 2 (c) (ii) Free hold property and lease hold property.(4 marks)

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

3 (a) Calculate the following:
1) No. of bricks required for 1cu.m. brick work.
2) No. of cement bags for 1 cu.m. brick work in cement mortar 1:4
(7 marks)
3 (b) Give the detailed specifications for following items.
1) Earth work in excavation
2) Plastering on walls
3) R.C.C. work in (1:2:4)
(7 marks)
3 (c) Define and explain: 1) Cost.2) Value. 3) Price. 4) Salvage value.(7 marks) 3 (d) What are the reasons of exceeding the actual cost to estimated cost?(7 marks)

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

4 (a) Give accuracy criteria in the measurement of following items. 1) Plastering 2) Brick work. 3) R.C.C.work.(7 marks) 4 (b) The details of cement concrete roads are as under. Length of road=1.0 km., pavement=8.0m, sub base thickness = 0.1m prepare estimate of the road. Assume suitable rates.(7 marks) 4 (c) Discuss the factors affecting selection of construction equipment.(7 marks) 4 (d) Enumerate various types of plant and equipments in construction.(7 marks)

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

5 (a) What are the essential requirements of a valid contract?(7 marks) 5 (b) What are the different types of engineering contracts?(7 marks) 5 (c) Differentiate between earnest money deposit and security deposit.(7 marks) 5 (d) Define:
1) Arbitration
2) Revocation of tender
3) Liquidated damage
4) Inventory
(7 marks)