Question Paper: Surveying - 1 : Question Paper Dec 2014 - Civil Engineering (Semester 3) | Mumbai University (MU)
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Surveying - 1 - Dec 2014

Civil Engineering (Semester 3)

TOTAL MARKS: 80
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data if required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
1 (a) Explain cumulative and compensating errors in chaining.(4 marks) 1 (b) Describe temporary adjustment of prismatic compass.(4 marks) 1 (c) Explain the reciprocal levelling and state its advantages.(4 marks) 1 (d) Differentiate between consecutive co-ordinate and independent coordinate.(4 marks) 1 (e) Explain the characteristics of contour lines.(4 marks) 1 (f) Explain geodetic surveying.(4 marks) 2 (a) Write short notes on compound levelling and profile levelling.(5 marks) 2 (b) A chaining pass a porid,stations P and Q were selected on opposite side of the pond. A line PA,200 m long, was set out of the left of PQ ,and a line PB was set out on the right such that A,Q and B are collinear. The length of PB was 250m. The length of AQ and QB were meassured to be 125m and 150m respectively. The chainage at P is 1020.55m. Calculate the chainage of Q.(5 marks) 2 (c) The following bearings were observed while traversing with compass. Find which stations are affected by local attractions and work out corrected bearing of the lines of closed traverse.

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Line F.B. B.B.
AB 191° 30' 13° 0'
BC 69° 30' 246°30'
CD 32° 15' 210° 30'
DE 262° 45' 80° 45'
EA 230° 15' 53° 00'
(10 marks) 3 (a) Write exhaustive note on 'obstacles in chaining'.(5 marks) 3 (b) Explain the various type of bench marks used in levelling.(5 marks) 3 (c) The following staff reading were observed with a level & a 4 m staff on a continuously sloping ground at a common nterval of 15m. The reading are 0.880,1.632,2.530,3.085,3.580,1.255,2.060,2.465,3.740,1.035,1.145,1.1730 and 2.645. The reduced level of the first point was 780.150. Rule out a page of level-book and enter the above reading. Calculate the reduced levels and the gradient of the line joining the first & last points.(10 marks) 4 (a) Define two point problem & explain how it can be solved on field.(8 marks) 4 (b) Balance the following closed traverse by transit rule and also compute the closing error?
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Line Lat (m) Dep (m)
AB -173.20 100.00
BC -314.50 128.40
CD 86.60 50.00
DE 250.00 0.00
EA 154.90 -280.00
(12 marks)
5 (a) Explain the method of measuring and recording horizontal angle by repetition method using transit?(10 marks) 5 (b) The following offsets were taken from a chain line to a hedge
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Distance (m) 0 5 12 18 24 36 48 60 72 81 90
Offset (m) 3.8 3.3 2.4 1.8 0.9 1.5 1.8 2.2 3 3.3 3.6

Calculate the area enclosed between the chan-line, the hedge and the end-offsets by simpson's rule & trapezoidal rule.
(10 marks)


Write short note on any four.

6 (a) Hypotenusal allowance.(5 marks) 6 (b) Types of variations.(5 marks) 6 (c) Sources of error in levelling.(5 marks) 6 (d) Spire test.(5 marks) 6 (e) Orientation in plane table surveying.(5 marks)

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