Question Paper: Basic Civil and Environmental Engineering (BCEE) : Question Paper Jun 2015 - First Year Engineering (Semester 1) | Pune University (PU)
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Basic Civil and Environmental Engineering (BCEE) - Jun 2015

First Year Engineering (Semester 1)

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Answer any one question from Q1 and Q2

1 (a) Explain in brief the role of civil engineer in construction of a Hydro power station.(4 marks) 1 (b) State comparison between first class bricks and second class bricks.(4 marks) 1 (c) Discuss in brief the practical applications of Transportation Engineering.(4 marks) 2 (a) Explain in brief the importance of construction management(4 marks) 2 (b) With the help of a neat sketch differentiate between uniform settlement and differential settlement.(4 marks) 2 (c) Comment on a statement 'Use of Recycle construction materials is the need of the time.'(4 marks)


Answer any one question from Q3 and Q4

3 (a) The following consecutive readings were taken with a level and 4m levelling staff at a common interval of 30 m. On a sloping ground the readings are 3.250, 2.805, 1.995, 0.655, 3.605, 2.985, 1.535, 0.875, 2.455 and 0.935 the first reading was taken on GTS Bench market of RL 535.745 m. Calculate the reduced levels of remaining staff stations by Rise and Fall method. Apply usual arithmetic check.(5 marks) 3 (b) Write a short note on Hydrological cycle.(3 marks) 3 (c) State various methods of carrying out EIA. Explain any one in brief.(4 marks) 4 (a) State with a neat sketch any four characteristics of contour lines.(4 marks) 4 (b) Explain with a neat sketch basic principle of EDM.(4 marks) 4 (c) Write a short note on solid waste management.(4 marks)


Answer any one question from Q5 and Q6

5 (a) Comment on statement 'Privacy and circulation and complementary to each other.'(5 marks) 5 (b) Write a short note on Green building.(4 marks) 5 (c) Explain with a neat sketch of the following:
(1) Aspect
(2) Roominess
(4 marks)
6 (a) A plot owner wants to construct a bungalow with G+1 floor, on a plot size of 14m × 19 m. He proposes 150 m2 construction on each floor. Find the ground coverage and FSI consumed, if the side margin is 2 m for all the sides. As per the rules FAR allowed is 1.0. State with reasons whether the plan will be sanctioned or not?(5 marks) 6 (b) What is Roominess ? How is it achieved during planning of Building?(4 marks) 6 (c) What is building line ? Why is it necessary?(4 marks)


Answer any one question from Q7 and Q8

7 (a) State the advantages and disadvantages of conventional energy sources.(4 marks) 7 (b) State and explain primary and secondary air pollutants.(5 marks) 7 (c) What is land pollution ? What are the various sources of land pollution?(4 marks) 8 (a) Write a short note on Wind energy.(4 marks) 8 (b) Explain in brief the mechanism of production of Biogas energy.(5 marks) 8 (c) Explain with a neat sketch 'Green House Effect'.(4 marks)

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