Building Materials and Construction - May 2015
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 Quarrying of stones.(5 marks) 1 (b) Explain with neat sketches types of pointing.(5 marks) 1 (c) What qualities in bricks are essentially required from construction point of view?(5 marks) 1 (d) Compare framed structure and load bearing structure.(5 marks) 2 (a) Explain defects in timber with neat sketches.(10 marks) 2 (b) Explain brick manufacturing process in detail.(10 marks) 3 (a) Explain types of air-conditioning systems.(7 marks) 3 (b) Explain in detail acoustical defects.(6 marks) 3(c) comments,with relevant examples, various metal and non-metal products used in construction.(7 marks) 4 (a) Define Plastering? Give its types, explain the procedure of plastering on new surface.(10 marks) 4 (b) List out different types with paints. Explain with sketches various defects in paints.(10 marks) 5 (a) comments on the physical properties of cement.(10 marks) 5 (b) List down various types of flooring. Explain floor finishes and their suitability.(10 marks)
Write short note on any four.
6 (a) Water proofing materials.(5 marks) 6 (b) Varnishes-types and uses.(5 marks) 6 (c) Glass fiber reinforced plastic.(5 marks) 6 (d) Cement types and its uses.(5 marks) 6 (e) Types of foundation.(5 marks) 6 (f) Centering and shuttering.(5 marks)