Question Paper: Professional Practice & Valuation : Question Paper May 2014 - Civil Engineering (Semester 8) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)
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## Professional Practice & Valuation - May 2014

### Civil Engineering (Semester 8)

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1 Calculate the following quantities of the residential building which is shown in fig-1.(i) Excavation in foundation (ii) plain cement concrete in foundation 1:4:8 (iii) First class brick work in foundation and plinth in cement mortar 1:6 (iv) 2.5 cm thick D.P.C.

(14 marks) 2 (a) Explain various types of rent.(7 marks) 2 (b) Describe service unit method of App. Estimate.(7 marks) 2 (c) A building fetches gross monthly income of Rs. 5000. All outgoings are 40% of the gross income. If rate of interest is 8% on capital and 4% on sinking fund, find capitalized value of the property. Take life of building as 40 years.(7 marks) 3 (a) What is meant by analysis of rates ? How the rate per unit of an item is fixed.(7 marks) 3 (b) Carry out rate analysis for Brick work in cement mortar 1:5 in foundation and plinth. Assume suitable rates for material and labours.(7 marks) 3 (c) Discuss principles of writing good specification.(7 marks) 3 (d) Write detail specification of Timber door and windows and Cement concrete (1:4:8) for foundation.(7 marks) 4 (a) Explain methods of calculating depreciation.(7 marks) 4 (b) Explain Book value, Salvage value, Market value, Outgoings and Obsolescence.(7 marks) 4 (c) Explain importance and purpose of valuation.(7 marks) 4 (d) The cost of newly constructed building was Rs. 150000/- The life of building is 75 years. Determine the depreciation in the 30th year of life by straight line method, constant % method and sinking fund method at the 8% compound interest. The scrap value of building is 10% of its construction cost.(7 marks) 5 (a) Write down type of contracts and Explain Lump-sum contracts.(7 marks) 5 (b) Write short note on Scrutiny of Tender.(7 marks) 5 (c) What are the steps involved in preparing schedule of rates ?(7 marks) 5 (d) Discuss the mode of payment to the contractor. How the first and final bill, running or interim bill are paid.(7 marks)