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DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

QUESTION BANK
Sub.Code: CE2071

Branch/Year/SEM: CIVIL/IV/ VIII

Sub.Name: Repair And Rehabilitation Of Structures

Batch: 2012-2016

Staff Name: S.Karthivelu

Academic Year: 2015-2016(EVEN)

UNIT-I: MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR STRATEGIES


PART A

1.

Define Maintenance. What are the two facets of maintenance?

2.

Define physical inspection of damaged structure.

3.

How deterioration occurs due to corrosion?

4.

What are the steps in selecting a repair procedure?

5.

Discuss about the environment effects which leads to deterioration of concrete structure.

6.

What is the effect of selecting poor quality material for construction?

7.

How can we determine the cause for deterioration of concrete structure?

8.

Define the load test method of evaluating the strength of existing structure.

9.

What are the possible decisions after finding a structure to be inadequate?

10.

What are the factors to be considered by the designer at the construction site.

11.

What is economic appraisal of structure?

12.

Define the fixed percentage method of evaluating the strength of existing structure.

13.

Discussaboutthedesignandconstructionerrorsleadingtodeteriorationofa
Structure.

14.

Discuss about the quality of supervision to be followed at a site.

15.

What arethepossibledecisionsthatcanbemadeafterevaluatingthestrengthofa

16.

How can we evaluate the strength of existing structure by stress analysis?

17.

Write the importance of maintenance of structures.

18.

Why is inspection needed for damaged structures?

19.

Differentiate between repair and Rehabilitation?

20.

Under what circumstance premature deterioration of concrete takes place? Explain?

structure?

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PART - B

1.
2.

Describe the steps in the assessment procedure for evaluate damages in a structure and to carry out
rehabilitation work.
Explain the various causes for deterioration of concrete structures.

3.
4.

Describe in detail about the prevention aspect of maintenance.


Describe in detail about the repair aspect of maintenance.

5.

Describe about the inspection to be carried out during and after the construction of structure

6.
7.
8.

Discuss the importance of maintenance.


With graph explain the service life behavior of a concrete structure with respect to maintenance
Explain the different types of maintenance to the structural elements.

9.

As a site engineer what are the factors you would check during the day of concreting to assure
quality in construction? Explain in detail.
Explain the causes, solution and preventive measures for
(i)
Bug Holes
(ii)
Honeycombing.

10.

UNIT-II: SERVICEABILITY AND DURABILITY OF CONCRETE


PART A

1.

How do you identify the carbonated concrete.

2.

How can use prevent the effect of freezing and thawing in concrete?

3.

Write any two tests for assessment of frost damage?

4.

How can you control cracks in a structure?

5.

Define permeability coefficient.

6.

Define aggregate splitting?

7.

What the factor affecting chemical attack on concrete?

8.

List out some coating for reinforcement to prevent corrosion?

9.

Define corner reparation?

10.

List any four causes of cracks? What are the types of cracks?

11.

What changes occur, when hot rolled steel isheatedto500oc?

12.

List out the various types of spalling?

13.

List some faults in construction planning?

14.

Define corrosion?

15.

Define corrosion inhibitor? Give some examples for corrosion inhibitors?

16.

Define effective cover? Tabulate the cover to be provided for various exposure conditions to
concrete as per IS.
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17.

Discuss the effect of temperature on concrete.

18.

List any four durability parameters

19.

Discuss the importance of quality control.

20.

List the various components of quality control. What are the operations in quality assurance
system.

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PART - B

1.

Why quality assurance for structure is needed? Explain the components of quality
assurance for building.

2.

List the various parameters affecting the quality of concrete construction. Explain any three in
detail.

3.

Discuss in detail about the thermal properties of concrete. Explain how concrete structure is
affected by thermal condition.

4.

Elaborately explain about the effect of temperature on concrete.

5.

Explain the various corrosion protection methods.

6.

Explain in detail about the permeability of concrete.

7.

With chemical equation explain in detail about the mechanism of corrosion. Also discuss the
factors influencing the corrosion.

8.

Explain about the design error for concrete building


Explain the behavior of RC elements due to faulty design and construction errors-draw neat
sketches

9.

Explain in detail about quality assurance.

UNIT-III: MATERIALS FOR REPAIR

PART A

1.
2.
3.
4.

in expansive cement?
List the various types of polymer concrete.
Give the various monomers used in polymer concrete What is expansive cement?
What is the action of shrink comb.

5.

Define polymer concrete.

6.

What are the uses of Polymer concrete?


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What is sulphur infiltrated concrete? What are the applications of sulphur infiltrated concrete?

8.

What is drying shrinkage?

9.

What is self stressing cement?

10.

What is polymer impregnated concrete and Polymer partially impregnated concrete.

11.

What is the difference between ordinary cement and expansive cement?

12.

What are the uses of gas forming and expansive chemicals

13.

Write the use of anti fungus admixtures

14.

What are use of curing compounds

15.

What are the uses of sealants

16.

With a simple sketch explain ferro-cement jacketing.

17.

Write the mechanism of accelerators.

18.

What are the advantages of SIFCON?

19.

With respect to FRC explain the effect of volume fraction on fresh concrete properties.

20.

What do you mean by critical length of fibre?

21.

What do you mean by aspect ratio.

PART - B
1. Explain the manufacturing process and application of expansive cement.
2. Explain the special materials, manufacturing process, properties and uses of polymer concrete and its
types.
3. Explain the manufacturing process, properties and uses of sulphur infiltrated concrete.
4. Explain the following
a.

Bacterial Concrete

b.

Ferro Cement

5. Explain in detail fiber reinforced polymeric meshes


6. Explain the following
a.

High performance concrete

b.

Fibre reinforced concrete

7. Briefly discuss special methods adopted for accelerated strength gaining of concrete? Explain.
8. With respect to aspect ratio and volume fraction. Also explain their effects on fresh and hardened
concrete properties. Explain with its stress-strain curve.
9. Tabulate the different types of fibres used in concrete. What are its advantages?
10. Explain the mechanism of the following corrosion protection methods.
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Corrosion Inhibitors

b.

Cathodic Protection.

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UNIT-IV: TECHNIQUES FOR REPAIR AND DEMOLITION

PART A

1.

What is Vacuum concrete? What are the equipments used in vacuum concrete?

2.

What is Gunite?

3.

What is shotcrete? What are the two types of process in Shotcrete?

4.

What are the stages in dry mix process in shotcrete?.

5.

What are the preliminary investigations before demolition of a structure?

6.

Write about protective clothing given before demolition.

7.

Give a brief note on shoring and underpinning in demolition.

8.

What are the major factors in selecting a demolition procedure?

9.

Give the categories of demolition techniques.

10.

Write short notes on demolition by hand.

11.

In what cases demolition by machine can be done?

12.

Write short notes on balling machine.

13.

How are explosives used for demolition of a structure?

14.

What is a hydraulic pusher arm?

15.

What is pre-weakening?

16.

What is deliberate collapse?

17.

How can you develop a demolition strategy?

18.

What are nibblers?

19.

What are the considerations before demolition?

20.

Explain Rust Eliminators

21.

When do you go for demolition?

22.

Give any four characteristics of coatings to concrete.


PART - B

1.

Explain the process of epoxy injection. Also explain routing and scaling with sketches.

2.

Explain the methods of with types and applications.


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(i)
(ii)

3.

Shortcreting
Gunite
Describe the preliminary procedures in demolition of a structure.

4.

Explain the demolition process of a damaged structure.

5.

Describe in detail about the impulsion method of demolition of structures.

6.

Discuss in detail about any case study on demolition of structures.

7.

Explain the following

8.

(i)

Vacuum Concrete

(ii)

Foamed concrete

Discuss the following methods of demolition

(i)

Non explosive demolition agents.

(ii)

Saw cutting

(iii)

Water Jet

(iv)

Explosive

9.

Explain in detail any two corrosion protection methods.

10.

Explain the procedure of fusion bonded epoxy coating of rebars with a simple sketch. Also give
the advantages and disadvantages.

UNIT-V: REPAIRS, REHABILITATION AND RETROFITTING OF STRUCTURES


PART - A

1.

What are the techniques required for repairing cracks?

2.

Define stitching.

3.

What do you mean by blanketing?

4.

Define external stressing.

5.

Write short notes on Autogenous healing.

6.

What is overlay?

7.

Give short note on Jacketing.

8.

Give an account on how metal bonding is done on concrete member.

9.

How clamps are used to overcome low member strength?

10.

Define grouting.

11.

Give a short note on epoxy coatings.

12.

What are protective surface coatings? List some materials used as protective surface coatings.
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13.

Define drypack.

14.

Give a brief account on routing and sealing.

15.

What are the types of cracks? List any four causes of cracks?

16.

What is pneumatically applied mortar?

17.

What is caging with steel?

18.

Give a brief note on dogs in stitching.

19.

What do you mean by weathering


corrosion?
materials used to overcome weathering action on concrete.

20.

How do you determine the temperature attained by concrete during fire.

21.

What are the disadvantages of FRP?

22.

Explain the mechanism of cathodic protection.

23.

List out the repairing methods of excessive deflection of beams.

24.

Name any two atmospheric agents responsible for corrosion.

Give

some

concrete

PART - B

1.

Explain the various techniques available for repair of cracks.

2.

Explain the various techniques to repair spalling and disintegration of concrete.

3.

Describe the various strengthening techniques to overcome low member strength.

4.

Explain in detail about Chemical disruption on concrete.

5.

Describe in detail about the weathering action on concrete.

6.

Explain the different methods of flexural strengthening techniques for reinforced concrete membersdraw neat sketches.

7.
8.

How do you evaluate repair, and rehabilitate a structure distressed due to fire and marine exposure?

9.

Explain how cracks may be sealed by using epoxy injection resin.

10.

How do you repair a structure distressed due to corrosion? Describe in detail.

Explain the repair methodology

(i) Epoxy injection


(ii) Corrosion protection methods.

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