Question Paper: Building Materials and Construction Question Paper - December 2015 - Civil Engineering (Semester 3) - Mumbai University (MU)

Building Materials and Construction - December 2015

MU Civil Engineering (Semester 3)

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(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary
1 (a) You are the site in-charge of a quarry, where blasting operation is to be carried out as a pre-requisite for removing stones. Formulate a list of instructions to be given, while dealing with explosives; to your supervisors. labours and public in proximity to the site. 8 marks

1 (b) Enlist the ideal requirements of a formwork. Discuss slip form-work. 8 marks

1 (c) Define building. Explain the functions of foundation. 8 marks

Write with neat sketches:

2 (a) (i) Under-reamed pile foundation. 8 marks

2 (a) (ii) Flemish bond. 8 marks

2 (c) Enlist various materials used for damp-proofing. Discuss methods of water proofing. 8 marks

3 (a) State functional requirements of flooring. State four market names of flooring tiles. 8 marks

Write short notes on:

3 (b) (i) Prevention of accidents on site. 8 marks

3 (b) (i) Storage of materials at site. 8 marks

3 (c) Write down the ideal requirements of a scaffold. Explain any one type of scaffolding in detail. 8 marks

4 (a) Define seasoning of timber. Explain, with neat sketches, defects in timber. 8 marks

Write short notes on:

4 (b) (i) Design and materials used to overcome Acoustical Defects. 8 marks

4 (b) (ii) Glass fibre reinforced plastics. 8 marks

4 (b) (iii) Construction requirement in Air Conditioning systems. 8 marks

5 (a) Write down engineering properties of:
i) Glass
ii) Ceramic products
iii) POP
8 marks

Explain the following with neat sketches:

5 (b) (i) Beaded poiting 8 marks

5 (b) (ii) Queen-post truss 8 marks

5 (b) (iii) Dots and screeds in plastering 8 marks

5 (b) (iv) Blistering 8 marks

6 (a) Write what you mean by dressing of stones? Explain with neat sketch "Reticulated Finish". 8 marks

6 (b) You are the building materials supervisor of a mass housing project. Discuss, in brief, various field tests you will perform to investigate the desirable qualities of basic materials which are being supplied to your site. 8 marks

6 (c) Compare hollow and solid concrete blocks w.r.t. size, shape, laying and suitability. 8 marks

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