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Basic Civil Engineering- Engineering-Nagpur University-SUMMER 2018


B.E. First Semester All Branches (C.B.S.) 

Basics of Civil Engineering

Time : 2 Hours     
 Max. Marks : 40

Notes : 1. Solve Question 1 OR Questions No. 2.
2. Solve Question 3 OR Questions No. 4.
3. Solve Question 5 OR Questions No. 6.
4. Solve Question 7 OR Questions No. 8.
7. Due credit will be given to neatness and adequate dimensions.
8. Assume suitable data whenever necessary.
9. Illustrate your answers whenever necessary with the help of neat sketches.
10. Use of non programmable calculator is permitted.


1. a) Define the following. [3M]
i) F. S. I
ii) Carpet Area
iii) Built up Area
b) Explain in detail the principles of building planning. [3M]
c) A Plot size of 40mx50ms House owner constructed 750m2 on ground floor & 650m2 on first floor. If                       Permissible FSI is 0.90, How much area can be constructed on second floor? [4M]


2. a) What are the various types of shallow foundation & explain any one with neat sketch.[4M]
b) Differentiate between load bearing & frame structure. [3M]
c) What are the different Grade of cement also explain different types of cement. [3M]


3. a) State various types of maps & their uses. [3M]
b) Explain the Geographical information system. [3M]
c) Explain the principle of surveying. [4M]


4. a) What are the different traffic sign & explain any three with neat sketches. [3M]
b) What are the causes of Road Accident? [3M]
c) Differentiate between rigid pavement & flexible pavement. [4M]



5. a) State the various sources of water. [3M]
b) Draw the flow chart diagram of conventional water treatment plant & mention their uses operation in short. [4M]
c) State the standards of purified water. [3M]


6. a) Differentiate between gravity dam & earthen dam. [3M]
b) Write a short note on rain water Harvesting. [3M]
c) Write & explain various methods of collection of solid waste? [4M]



7. a) Write & explain various excavating equipment’s. [5M]
b) What is SCADA? Mention significance. [5M]


8. Write short notes on any three  [10M]
i) Green building
ii) Telemetry
iii) SCADA system.
iv) LEED certification

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