Anna University CE2203 Construction Techniques, Equipment and Practices Nov/Dec 2009 Question Paper - Anna University Internal marks 2018

Anna University CE2203 Construction Techniques, Equipment and Practices Nov/Dec 2009 Question Paper

Semester : Third
Department : Civil
Subject Code : CE2203
Subject Title: CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES, EQUIPMENT AND PRACTICES


B.E./B.Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2009
Third Semester
Civil Engineering
CE 2203 - CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES, EQUIPMENT AND PRACTICES
(Regulation 2008)

PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)

1. State the importance of water cement ratio.
2. What are the tests to be conducted on fresh concrete?
3. How are bond stones placed in stone masonry?
4. What is ‘slip form’?
5. Differentiate cofferdam from caisson.
6. What do you understand about diaphragm walls?
7. What is meant by articulated structures?
8. Distinguish between space decks and bridge decks.
9. What is mucking?
10. What do you understand about truck agitators?

PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)

11. (a) Write down the complete procedure of mix design as per BIS.
Or
(b) Explain the method of conducting different non-destructive tests on concrete.
12. (a) Enumerate the procedure of constructing the following types of floorings :
(i) Terrazzo Flooring.
(ii) Tiled Flooring.
(iii) PVC Flooring.
(iv)Asphalt Flooring.
Or
(b)Bring out the general principles and factors in acoustical design of a hall.
13.(a)Explain the methods of dewatering the foundation trenches.
Or
(b)What is pneumatic caisson? Where is it adopted? How is it constructed?
14.(a)Illustrate about the support structures for heavy equipments and conveyors.
Or
(b)Describe the merits and demerits of various types of shells.
15.(a)Discuss the different compactors in detail.
Or
(b)What are the different types of cranes? Explain the types in detail.