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Code No: R05320106
Set No. 1
III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008
TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
(Civil Engineering)
Time: 3 hours
Max Marks: 80
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. (a) Explain the necessity and objectives of highway planning?
(b) Explain obligatory points. With sketches, discuss how these control the align-
ment.
[6+10]
2. (a) State the factors on which the overtaking sight distance depends. Explain
brie\ufb02y?
(b) Explain summit and valley curves and the various cases when these are formed
[8+8]
3. Explain about various tra\ufb03c studies and their importance.
[16]
4. (a) Explain the steps involved in the design of signal as per IRC guidelines?
(b) Discuss the various types of tra\ufb03c signal systems for coordination of signals.
[10+6]
5. (a) How do you determine capacity of a Rotary. What are the parameters involved
explain each.
(b) What are the various ways increasing e\ufb03ciency of rotaries.
[8+8]
6. Write short notes on

(a) Rail sections
(b) Corrugated rails
(c) Corrosion of rails

(d) Rail failures.
[4\u00d7 4]
7. (a) De\ufb01ne gradient of a railway track and explain in detail. Classify gradients
(b) Write short notes on grade compensation.
[8+8]

8. Table below gives the average wind data of the airport site when the wind intensity is above 6 kph. Draw a suitable wind rose diagram. Determine the best orientation of runway. If the maximum deviation of wind from the direction of landing and take-o\ufb00 is permitted up to 33.75 0C, determine the percentage of time in a year during which the runway can be used for \ufb02ights.

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Set No. 1
Wind direction Percentage of time Wind direction Percentage of time
N
6.6
S
7.7
NNE
10.3
SSW
14.3
NE
8.1
SW
10.6
ENE
3.9
WSW
5.7
E
1.8
W
3.9
ESE
0.9
WNM
0.5
SE
0.4
NW
0.3
SSE
4.1
NNW
4.2
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Code No: R05320106
Set No. 2
III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008
TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
(Civil Engineering)
Time: 3 hours
Max Marks: 80
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. (a) Brie\ufb02y outline the highway development in India?
(b) What are the various requirements of an ideal highway alignment. Discuss
brie\ufb02y.
[6+10]
2. (a) Discuss the factors a\ufb00ecting friction between pavements and types of vehicles?
(b) A valley curve is formed by a descending gradient of 1 in 40 which meets an
ascending gradient of 1 in 30.

i. Design the total length of valley curve if the design speed is 100 Kmph so as to ful\ufb01l both comfort condition and head light sight distance for night driving, after calculating the SSD required.

ii. Find the position of the lowest point of the valley curve to locate a culvert?
[6+10]
3. What are the various objectives and applications of spot speed studies?
[16]
4. Explain with neat sketches various types of signs by classifying them into proper
groups.
[16]
5. What are the di\ufb00erences in design steps of turbine shaped central island ( rotary)
with respect to circular shaped island?
[16]
6. (a) What are the requirements of a ideal permanent way. Draw the cross section
of permanent way in embankment?
(b) Write down the speci\ufb01cations of single line railway track adopted on Indian
railways.
[8+8]
7. What are the basic elements of geometric design of railway system. Explain each
with a neat sketch.
[16]
8. (a) Draw the general pattern of airport lighting and mark all the salient features.
(b) Explain about threshold lighting and Runway lighting with the help of neat
sketches.
[8+8]
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