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Construction Works Supervision

B.Tech. Civil (Construction Management)

Term-End Examination
Construction Works Supervision

Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 70


Note: Answer Question No. 1 and any other four questions from the rest. All questions carry equal marks. Brief and to the point answers will be accredited

December 2006

Part A

1 . Find the correct / best answer from the suggested alternatives given in each sub-question. All sub-questions carry equal marks. (7x2)

(i) Mid-level management is responsible for
(a) maintaining discipline among the workers
(b) formulating policies of the organisation
(c) interpreting the policies of the organisation
(d) motivating the workers to contribute their best to their assigned job

(ii) One of the reasons for a contractor's interest in a project estimate is
(a) to provide necessary funds
(b) to organize various resources to complete the construction
(c) to select the most competitive offer among tenders
(d) to determined he feasibility of the project from budget point of view

(iii) Performance of the reinforcement in a RCC structure greatly depends upon the
(a) type of form work used
(b) usage of high yield steel in place of mild steel
(c) the bond between the steel bars and concrete
(d) cube strength of the concrete in use

(iv) If necessary, lapping of reinforcement bar should preferably be provided in the region of (in case of beam or slab),
(a) minimum deflection
(b) contra flexure
(c) anywhere along the length of the reinforcement
(d) according to the lengths of bars available in existing stock

(v) Compressibility is minimum for
(a) Lead
(b) Mild Steel
(c) stainlesses steel
(d) Water

(vi) A site diary needs to be signed by
(a) the contractor daily
(b) the engineer in-charge at the end of each month and the contractor daily
(c) inspecting officer of the owner's firm at the end of day's work
(d) both the engineer in-charge and the contractor daily

(vii) In-situ Terrazzo flooring requires
(a) its joints are over the corresponding joints in the structural slab underneath
(b) its joints are in between the joints in the structural slab underneath
(c) floor should be laid in panels not exceeding 3.66 meters square
(d) it to be cast when the underneath layer attains a good hardness ie normally after 18 to 24 days

2. What are the responsibilities of a construction supervisor employed by a contractor? (14)

3. (a) "For the construction projects taken up by PWD, the project report and the estimate of costs require two types of approvals". What are those? Who approves them? Discuss briefly the procedures of seeking approvals after the project report is prepared by PWD.

(b) What is the role of cost data in preparing an estimate ? What extra factors other than cost data should be taken into account by an estimator ? (7+7)

4. (a) Discuss the role of specifications in a construction work. Explain with examples.

(b) What is Bill of Quantities? Discuss how a bill of quantities is organized. (7+7)

5. (a) Why is waterproofing of an RCC slab important? (4)

(b) Discuss briefly the process of waterproofing an RCC slab. (10)

6. (a) Write at least seven critical factors to be examined in a form work system. (7)

(b) Why is compaction of concrete necessary? (2)

(c) Write at least five main measures to be taken when a poker vibrator is used for good and proper compaction of concrete. (5)

7. (a) Write briefly about different types of contracts. (6)

(b) Write at least eight general conditions of a contract. (8)

8. Write short notes on any four of the following (4x3 1/2)
(a) Cement register
(b) Steel register
(c) Stripping time of form work
(d) Chlorination
(e) Anti-termite treatment
(f) Muster Roll
(g) Bar bending schedule

CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY & CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES

B.Tech. Civil (Construction Management)
Term-End Examination

December, 2005

CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY & CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES

Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 70

Note : Answer any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Answer any two of the following : (2x5=10)

(a) What do you understand by initial setting time and final setting time of cement ? How does the krowledge of these two times help an engineer in construction work ? Explain in detail.
(b) What are the factors on which surface texture of aggregate depends ? Discuss the relation between texture and strength.
(c) What are the factors governing the use of maximum size of aggregate in Reinforced concrete ? Explain.

2. Answer any of the following : (2x5=10)

(a) How does the presence of sugar and oil in water affect the concrete ?
(b) What are the required properties of a grouting admixture ? How are these properties enhanced ?
(c) Discuss various factors influencing the strength of concrete. Give remedial measures wherever necessary.

3. Answer any two of the following : (2x5=10)

(a) What is creep ? Discuss its importance in concrete structures. What are the factors affecting creep ?
(b) Enlist the tests which are commonly employed to measure the workability of concrete. Describe any one of these.
(c) Why is curing necessary? Describe in brief various methods of curing.

4. Answer any two of the following : (2x5=10)


(a) What is ready mix-concrete? Explain advantages of its use.
(b) How is the progressive change in the strength of concrete specimen determined by the Resonant Frequency method ?
(c) What is the difference between 'shotcreting' and 'guniting ? Also discuss their applications.

Quantity Surveying & Valuation

B.Tech. Civil (Construction Management)

Term-End Examination
Quantity Surveying & Valuation

December 2006
Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 70


Note: Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Use of calculators is permitted.


1. Discuss the importance of quantity survey and valuation techniques in civil construction projects. (14)

2. (a) What do you mean by 'Supplementary Estimates'? Explain the circumstances under which such estimates are prepared. (7)

(b) Describe various factors that influence the accuracy of estimates of building construction project. (7)

3. (a) Why do we need to prescribe specifications before awarding a contract ? Describe essential features of specifications. (7)

(b) Write sample specifications for a 'white wash work' or a 'painting work' of an office building. (7)

4. Prepare a preliminary estimate of a residential building project with a total plinth area of all the buildings being 18,00,000 m2. The following information is given : (14)

(a) Plinth area rate : Rs. 500 per m2

(b) Additional amount allowed for special architectural features : 1.5% of the building cost

(c) Extra for water supply and sanitary fittings : 5% of building cost

(d) Extra for building services= 7.5o% of building cost

(e) Contingencies: 2 % of overall cost

(f) supervision charges= 7.5% of overall cost

5. Distinguish between the following: (4x3 1/2=14)

(a) Plinth area and Carpet area

(b) Revised estimates and Budget estimates

(c) Input and output devices of a computer and Data storage devices

(d) Pecuniary bias and Personal bias

6. What do you mean by valuation ? What is its necessity? List various methods of valuation and describe any three of them giving examples. (14)

7 . (a) Explain the role of computers in "Estimation and Tender Documentation Preparation". (7)

(b) Briefly describe basic principles of Land Acquisition Act, 1984. (7)

8. Write short notes on any four of the following : 4x3 1/2 = 14

(a) Abstracting of quantities

(b) Significance of case laws in valuation

(c) Reversioner's value

(d) Wealth tax

(e) Depreciation

Design Detailing

B.Tech. Civil (Construction Management)

Term-End Examination

Design Detailing

Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 7
0

Note:
Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.Candidates are allowed the use of Is-B00, IS-456 and a pocket calculator. The stress !s on the detailing part and design may be done using approximate methods.

December 2006

l. Give typical reinforcement details of an R.C. cantilever retaining wall, retaining 5 m of earth fill. The foundation level is 1 m deep. All data regarding soil properties may be suitably assumed. Give views and sections of the wall and base slab.(14)

2. Give typical details of an R.C. two-pile group. The diameter of the piles is 500 mm, and it supports a 300 x 500 mm diameter R.C. column. (14)

3. (a) Name the various methods of welding commonly met with in practice.(4)

(b) A double-angular is made up of 75 x 75 x 8 M.S. angles carries a load of 300 kN Draw help of approximate design. (10)

4. Two ISMC-300 channels as shown in Figure 2 (a) and (b) for use a compound battened colurnn in each case. Find the distance c (or c') so that the moments of inertia of the section is the same in both the principal directions. Show the elevation of the battened columns, giving their suitable dimensions in each case. (14) [ Properties of ISMC-300 :Ixx = 6362.6 cm2 . Iyy =310.8cm2. Flange width : 90 mm. Centre of gravity (Cyy) = 23.6 mm ]

5. What are the various systems of water-piping in an air-conditioning installation ? Explain why water-conditioning is necessary and draw the details of a water-conditioning system.

6. Describe the electrical and physical requirements of an elevator/ lift in a high-rise building. What precautions are required for them ? (14)

7 . Write short notes on the following :(3 1/2 x 4=14)

(i) Minimum reinforcement in R.C. members

(ii) Define actual power, apparent power, and reactive power in an electrical supply ,system

(iii) Factors contributing to human comfort

(iv) Weld Gauges

Admission TO MD / MS / M.Ch, MDS, DM / M.Ch, M.H.A, Ph.D All India Institue Of Medical science (AIIMS)

All India Institue Of Medical science
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, 110608

AIIMS has invited applications for
(1) MD / MS / M.Ch (6 Yrs.) / MDS
(2) DM / M.Ch. Courses
(3) M.H.A
(4) Ph.D


(1) MD/MS/M.Ch (6- Years)

Eligibility:

For MD / MS / M.Ch (6 years) / MDS Courses:
i) MBBS / BDS degree of a University recognised by the MCI / DCI.
ii) 55% aggregate marks in all MBBS / BDS professional examinations (50% in the case of candidates belonging to SCs / STs).
iii) Must have completed the required period of pre-registration internship for 12 months in a recognized hospital on or before 30th July, 2008 .
Candidates who have already done / are pursuing MD / MS / MDS in any subject at the time of counseling are not eligible for MD / MS /MDS courses.

(2) D.M/M.Ch (Super Specialist)

Eligibility:
For DM / M.Ch. Courses :
Must posses a degree of
(a) M.D. in Medicine for D.M. in Cardiology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Neurology
(b) M.D. in Pathology for D.M. in Haematpathology
(c) M.D. in Medicine/Paediatrics for D.M. in Medical Oncology
(d) M.D. in Radio-diagnosis for D.M. in Neuro-Radiology
(e) M.D. in Anesthesiology for D.M. in Cardiac - Anesthesiology's and Neuro-Anaesthesiology
(f) M.D. in Paediatrics for D.M. in Neonatology and D.M. in Paediatric Neurology,
(g) M.D. in Pharmacology/Medicine for DM. Clinical Pharmacology and
(h) M.S. in General Surgery for M.Ch. courses of this Institute or any other University recognised by the MCI for this purpose.

Upper Age Limit : For DM / M.Ch. Courses : 35 years as on 1st July, 2008 relaxable in case of SC/ST candidates by a maximum of 5 yrs. (There is no upper age limit for sponsored candidates).

(3)M.H.A (Master in Hospital Administration)

Eligibility:
For medical graduates : MBBS or an equivalent degree with not less than 55% aggregate marks with 3 years experience in a recognised hospital or 5 years experience in general practice. For non-medical graduates (eligible for sponsored seat only) : (a) Bachelor’s degree of a recognised University in Arts of Science or Nursing or Business Administration or Commerce or Engineering or any technical subject with at least 60% marks (b) 7 years experience in a responsible administrative position.

(4) Ph.D.

Eligibility:
For Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): A degree of M.Sc. or Master's degree in any subject allied to Medical Sciences or Master's degree in Nursing with at least 60% marks or MD / MS or an equivalent degree in any subject allied to Medical Sciences or Diploma of the National Board of Examinations or MBBS degree with not less than 55 % marks.

DATES FOR ENTRANCE EXAMINATION:
(i) MD / MS / M.Ch (6 years) / MDS – 11th May, 2008
(ii) DM / M.Ch. / M.H.A. – 18th – 26th May, 2008;
(iii) Ph.D. – 29th June to 5th July, 2008. Please note that the examinations for all the above courses/programmes will be conducted in Delhi only.

PROSPECTUS-CUM-APPICATION FORMS (common for all the above mentioned courses) costing Rs. 500/- (Rs. 400/- for SC / ST category) can be obtained against CASH PAYMENT from any of the following branches of S.B.I. as per schedule indicated below :
1. Andhra Pradesh – i) Begum Bazar, Hyderabad ; ii) Main Branch - Vishakapatnam;
2. Bihar : Main Branch, Patna ;
3. Chandigarh - Punjab University.,
4. Chhatisgarh – Raipur Branch, Raipur .
5. Delhi - i)Ansari Nagar; ii) Delhi University ; iii) Swasthaya Vihar; iv) Main branch, Parliament street , v) Tilak Nagar; vi) R.K.Puram.
6. Gujarat – Gujarat Univ. Branch, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad.
7. Himachal Pradesh - Shimla
8.Jharkhand - Main Road , Ranchi
9. J&K - Hari Market, Jammu
10. Karnatka – Madras Bank Road , Bangalore .
11. Kerala – i) Main Branch, M.G. Road , Thiruvananthapuram; ii) Kottayam;
12. Maharastra – i) I.I.T Powai, Mumbai; ii) Medical College , Nagpur iii) Pune; iv) Kranti Chowk,
13. Madhya Pradesh: i) Sultania Road Branch, Bhopal , ii) G.R. Medical College Branch, JAH Campus, Gwalior
14. Orrisa – Cuttack
15. Punjab – Amritsar
16. Rajasthan – Tonk Road , Jaipur.
17. Tamil Nadu – i) Madras University Branch, Chennai,
18. U.P. i) Main ii) Navyug Market, Ghaziabad .
19. West Bengal – i) Kalighat, S.P. Rd , Kolkata, ii) Park Street, Kolkata.

How To Apply:

The forms can also be obtained BY POST by sending a crossed Bank Draft for Rs. 550/- (Rs. 450/- for S.Cs. and S.Ts.) drawn in favour of the “Sale of Prospectus Form for “AIIMS-PG July, 2008". The Bank Draft should be payable at New Delhi and should be valid upto Sept. 2008. Indian Postal Orders, money orders, cheques or cash will NOT be accepted for postal sale. The request should reach the Assistant Controller of Examinations, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110029 on or before 18th March, 2008. The address at which Application Form is required should be written clearly in CAPITAL LETTERS and with PIN code. The following words should be written on top of the envelop: "Request for Application Form for AIIMS-PG/Post Doctoral Courses, July 2008 Session". AIIMS will not be responsible for delay in / non-receipt of Application Form caused by illegible or incomplete address.

Note: 1
. Central / State sponsored / foreign national candidates are also required to fill in the prescribed application form. 2. A candidate can submit only one application form for DM / M.Ch & Ph. D courses

IMPORTANT :
1. Candidates must obtain application forms ONLY from an authorised branch of S.B.I. or by post from Examination Section of AIIMS. Forms obtained from an unauthorized source will be rejected. 2. Candidates are advised to procure blank application forms as early as possible instead of waiting for the last date. If Application Forms are sold out before the last date of sale and the same are not available, AIIMS/ SBI or its specified branches will not be responsible for nay consequences that may arise due to non-availability of forms. If a candidate does not get the form through Post Office in time, AIIMS will not be responsible for such lapses.

Important dates:
Schedule for sale of Prospectus-cum-Application Forms :
1. Against cash payment by above listed branches of State Bank of India (except Ansari Nagar, New Delhi ) : 07.03.2008 to 18.03.2008
2. Against cash payment from S.B.I., Ansari Nagar, New Delhi: 07.03.2008 to 24.03.2008
3. By Speed Post / Regd. Post against bank Draft from the Office of Asstt. Controller of Examinations, AIIMS: 07.03.2008 to 18.03.2008
4. Last date for receipt of completed applications at Examination Section, A.I.M.S: 24.03.2008 by 5.00 PM

website: www.aiims.edu Or www.aiims.ac.in

For More Details CLICK HERE

Admission To P.G. Diploma in Management (PGDM) (Apeejay Institute of Technology Greater Noida)

Apeejay Institute of Technology School of Management
1-Institutional Area
Surajpur-Kasna Road
P.O.Tughalpur, Greater NOIDA,
(U.P) 201308
Phone: (0120) 3263197, 2326018,20,21,23
Fax: (0120) 2326018
Email: ait.mgmt.gnvd@apj.edu


Admission To P.G. Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Duration:
2 Years (Six Trimesters)

No. of Seats: 90

Last Date For Submission of duly filled Application Form is March 17, 2008.

Eligibility:
Graduation in any discipline with minimum of 50% marks, along with a valid CAT/XAT/MAT Score. Candidates appearing in the final year graduation examination, having scored 60% marks upto pre-final examination and having a valid CAT/XAT/MAT Score may also apply.

How To Apply:
The application form can be downloaded from the website http://www.apeejay.edu/ait_gnoida/home.htm. The duly completed application form is to be submitted at the institute along with a DD of Rs.700/- in favour of “AIT-School of Management” payable at Greater Noida.

Important Note:

Candidates who have not appreared in CAT/XAT/MAT can also apply, but they would have to appear in the AIT admission test at AIT Greater NOIDA campus. Details of the test can be obtained from the institute.

Admission Procedure:

1. Candidates will be short-listed based on merit and will be called for Group Discussions and interview at Institute Campus, Greater Noida
2. The overall weighted-average performance will be based on the following parameters:
• 20% for academic performance
• 50% for admission test
• 15% for group discussion
• 15% for personal interview

Important Dates:
Sale/ Downloading of Application Forms: 18th February 2008
Last Date of Submission of application: 17th March 2008
Dates for AIT test/ Group Discussion &
Personal Interview:
15th – 18th April 2008
Declaration of Results: 28th April 2008
Deposit of Fee: 8th May 2008
Reporting of Students at AIT-Campus: 27th – 30th June 2008
Commencement of Classes: 1st July 2008

For Download Application Form Click Here

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