Question Paper: Construction Management Question Paper - May 2017 - Civil Engineering (Semester 8) - Mumbai University (MU)
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Construction Management - May 2017

MU Civil Engineering (Semester 8)

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INSTRUCTIONS
(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) Following is the data associated with small construction Project. Draw Network. Calculate event Times. Identify Critical Path, Also determine Values of all types of floats.

Activity A B C D E F G
Preceeding  Activity ----- A A A B D C,E,F
Duration(days). 5 4 7 5 3 4 7
10 marks

1(b) Explain, Henry Fayol's 14 Principles of Management. 10 marks

2(a) Following is the data associated with a small Project.

Activity 1-2 1-3 1-4 2-5 3-5 4-6 5-6
To(weekss) 1 1 2 1 2 2 3
Tm(weeks) 1 4 2 1 5 5 6
Tp(weeks) 7 7 8 1 14 8 15

Z -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3
P(%) 0.13 2.28 15.87 50 84.13 97.72 99.87

Determine standard Deviation & Variance of the Project. Also determine the Probability of completing the project at :-
i) Expected duration ii) 3 weeks earlier than expected duraiton
iii) 3 weeks later than expected duration. 10 marks

2(b) What is Quality control? Explain the role of inspection in quality control 10 marks

3(a) Determine optimum cost of optimum duration for the following data of a project . Indirect Cost of project = Rs. 1000/day.

Activity 1-2 1-3 2-3 2-4 3-4 4-5
National Duration(days) 6 8 4 5 5 7
Crash Duration (days) 3 5 1 3 3 4
Normal Cost (Rs). 7000 4000 6000 8000 5000 8000
Crash Cost ( Rs) 14500 8500 9000 15000 11000 15000
10 marks

3(b) What do you understand by "Updating of Project? What information is required while updating? Explain the stepwise procedure of updating. 10 marks

4(a) Table below shows activites, their durations and labour requirements:

Activity Duration Carpenters
A (1-2) 8 3
B (1-3) 11 4
C (2-5) 6 2
D (3-4) 5 5
E(3-5) 8 3
F (4-5) 5 3

Workout daily requirement of carpenters with all activity schedule to start at their EST, LST. Also prepare historgam. Comment which schedule will you prefer &why? 10 marks

4(b) Explain Resurce Smoothening & Resource Levelling. 10 marks

5(a) Explain the functions of Human Resource Management. 10 marks

5(b) What is accounting? Explain generally accepted principles of an accounting. 10 marks

Write short note any five question from Q.6(a, b, c, d, e,f )

6(a) Job Layout 10 marks

6(b) Work Breakdown Structure 10 marks

6(c) Net Present value 10 marks

6(d) ISO 14000 10 marks

6(e) Time Over-run & Cost Over-run 10 marks

6(f) Contribution of Mr.Taylor. 10 marks

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