Question Paper: Construction management and Equipments : Question Paper May 2016 - Civil Engineering (Semester 7) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)
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Construction management and Equipments - May 2016

Civil Engineering (Semester 7)

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1 (a) What is need of construction management? Discuss objectives of construction management.(7 marks) 1 (b) Classify construction equipments on different basis with suitable examples.(7 marks) 2 (a) Explain WBS of construction project. Discuss importance of WBS.(7 marks)


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

2 (b) State limitations of bar chart. What is Line Of Balance. State its application.(7 marks) 2 (c) Explain:
1. Grade resistance
2. Coefficient of traction
3. Rimpull.
(7 marks)


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

3 (a) Explain dummy activity. State types of dummy activities with examples.(7 marks) 3 (b) Draw AOA diagram for following data. Determine
1. critical path
2. project duration
3. Prepare table of floats.

Activity (i-j) 1-2 2-3 2-4 3-4 3-5 4-5
Duration in days 8 12 4 6 10 6
(7 marks)


Differentiate between:

3 (c) (i) CPM and PERT.(4 marks) 3 (c) (ii) Resource smoothening and resource leveling(4 marks) 3 (d) Determine optimum cost and corresponding project duration for the given data.

Activity Normal time Normal cost Crash time Crash cost
1-2 3 12000 2 16000
1-3 6 18000 3 24000
2-4 2 20000 1 23000
3-4 4 16000 2 21000
4-5 5 30000 4 35000
Indirect cost = Rs. 3000/day
(7 marks)


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

4 (a) Enlist methods of depreciation. Explain any one method with suitable example.(7 marks) 4 (b) Classify bulldozers. State uses of bulldozers on construction projects.(7 marks) 4 (c) Differentiate between power shovel and dragline with sketches.(7 marks) 4 (d) Discuss factors affecting output of HOE.(7 marks)


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

5 (a) What is job layout? State factors affecting job layout.(7 marks) 5 (b) Classify dump trucks on method of dumping. State selection factors for rear dump trucks.(7 marks) 5 (c) Sketch typical belt conveyor system. Explain functions of following components of BCS.
1. Idlers
2. Feeder
3. Snub pulley.
(7 marks)
5 (d) Discuss safety measures for 1. Excavation. 2. Demolition.(7 marks)

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