Question Paper: Transportation Engineering Question Paper - Dec 18 - Civil Engineering (Semester 7) - Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTUH)
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Transportation Engineering - Dec 18

Civil Engineering (Semester 7)

Total marks: 80
Total time: 3 Hours
INSTRUCTIONS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary.

PART - A

1.a. What is Gauge? What are the different gauges used in India?

(2 marks) 00

1.b. What are the functions of Ballast in a railway track?
(3 marks) 00

1.c. What is Interlocking?
(2 marks) 00

1.d. What is cant deficiency? What are the permitted values of cant deficiency for different gauges?
(3 marks) 00

1.e. What is Wind rose diagram?
(2 marks) 00

1.f. Give classification of Airports as per ICAO
(3 marks) 00

1.g. Differentiate between Dry Docks and Wet docks.
(2 marks) 00

1.h. What are the requirements of a Port?
(3 marks) 00

1.i. What are the types of detectors used in ITS?
(2 marks) 00

1.j. Give a brief description of ATMS.
(3 marks) 00

PART - B

2. Define Creep of Rails. What are the theories associated with creep of rails.
(10 marks) 00

OR

3. What are the functions of rails in a railway track? What are the requirements of good rails?
(10 marks) 00

4. If the $8^{0}$ curve diverges from a main curve of $4^{q}$ -in opposite direction in a BG track, compute the super elevation and the permissible speed on branch line,if the maximum speed permitted on main line is 55kmph.Cant deficiency permitted is 7.6cm.
(10 marks) 00

OR

5 What are the different types of yards connected with railways? Explain.
(10 marks) 00

6. What are the considerations in planning an Airport, Terminal Area? Give typical layouts of Terminal Areas based on different aircraft parking systems.
(10 marks) 00

OR

7. The length of runway at sea level under standard conditions at zero gradient is 1300 $\mathrm{m}$ .The airport is planned at an elevation of 800 $\mathrm{m}$ above sea level. Monthly mean of maximum daily temperature and mean of average daily temperature are $44.5^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$ and $23.6^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$ respectively. The effective gradient of proposed runway is 0.5$\%$ . Compute the actual runway length after corrections.
(10 marks) 00

8. What is a Harbour? How are the harbours classified? What are the requirements of a good harbor?
(10 marks) 00

OR

9. Define breakwaters. Explain the structure of Mound type breakwaters with the help of a neat diagram.
(10 marks) 00

10. Explain how Automatic Vehicle Location and Automatic Vehicle Identification can be implemented with ITS.
(10 marks) 00

OR

11. Discuss in detail the architecture of ITS, its components and standards related.
(10 marks) 00

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