Question Paper: Building Construction : Question Paper May 2015 - Civil Engineering (Semester 3) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)
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Building Construction - May 2015

Civil Engineering (Semester 3)

TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
1 (a) i) Write different types of building.(3 marks) 1 (a) ii) Write purpose and different methods of site exploration.(4 marks) 1 (b) Differentiate between shallow foundation and deep foundation along with types of them.(7 marks) 2 (a) List various types of lintels. Write about relieving arch and horse shoe arch with sketch.(7 marks) 2 (b) What is composite masonry? Explain cavity wall with sketch with position of cavity at foundation level.(7 marks) 2 (c) State different types of bonds in brick masonry. Explain 1.5 brick thick wall in Flemish bond with elevation and plan for even and odd layers.(7 marks) 3 (a) Explain segregation, bleeding and grades of concrete.(7 marks) 3 (b) Explain solid core and hollow core flush door with sketch.(7 marks) 3 (c) Write advantages and disadvantages of precast and cast-in-situ concrete.(7 marks) 3 (d) Write suitability of collapsible and rolling steel door. Also, write about fixtures used for doors with sketch.(7 marks) 4 (a) Write the factors for selection of shape, size, location and number of windows in a room. Explain fanlight with sketch.(7 marks) 4 (b) Enlist the materials used for flooring. Explain marble flooring with sketch.(7 marks) 4 (c) Explain clear storey window with sketch. Also, write fastenings used for Windows.(7 marks) 4 (d) Enlist upper floors. Explain jack arch floor with sketch.(7 marks) 5 (a) Write types of roof and roof covering. Explain king post truss with sketch and label the components.(7 marks) 5 (b) List various types of plaster finishes. Also, write various special materials used in plastering and various defects in plastering.(7 marks) 5 (c) Write definition and types of shoring, scaffolding and underpinning.(7 marks) 5 (d) 1) Write various materials used for damp proofing.(3 marks) 5 (d) 2) Write types of thermal insulating materials.(4 marks)

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