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Code No: NR-210103 II B.Tech. I-Semester Supplementary Examinations November, 2003 CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTIONS (Civil Engineering) Time:3hours Max.Marks:80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --Briefly explain the properties and uses of common building stones. compare the clamp burning and kiln burning of bricks. Explain the distinct operations involved in the manufacture of tiles. Explain the properties and uses of gypsum in construction industry. Explain the difference between fat lime and hydraulic lime. Explain the function of each ingredient of ordinary portland cement. Describe in brief the setting action of cement. Explain water-cement ratio for cement concrete. Why is it so important in mixing cement concrete? Explain with neat sketches the different types of defects in timber that develop during their growth. Explain the term foundation and state the functions and requirements of foundations. Briefly explain the various types of shallow foundations with sketches. Explain the various types of bonds used in masonry construction. Explain with sketches the English bond with its features. Explain the method of constructing timber flooring and concrete flooring. Discuss the merits and de-merits of timber floor and concrete floor. State the objectives of varnishing and point out the characteristics or qualities of a good varnish. What is scaffolding? Name the different types of scaffoldings and describe any two with sketches. &&&

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Code No: NR-210103 II B.Tech. I-Semester Supplementary Examinations November, 2003 CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTIONS (Civil Engineering) Time:3hours Max.Marks:80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --Explain the important characteristics of sedimentary rocks. Briefly explain the process of manufacture of bricks. Explain the various types and uses of tiles used in construction industry. List the uses of Aluminium, gypsum and glass in construction industry. Briefly explain the various types of cements and state their uses. What are the various defects in timber? Why they are caused? Briefly explain the various tests conducted on cement. Explain water-cement ratio of cement concrete, why is it necessary to cure concrete. Discuss the importance of providing foundation to structures. Explain the following types of foundations with sketches. i) Spread foundation ii) Combined footing iii) Strap footing iv) Mat foundation Compare between English bond and double Flemish bond. Write the general principles of stone masonry construction. List the various roof coverings generally used for pitched roofs. Describe the method of laying and fixing them. Discuss the merits and demerits of concrete floor and marble floor. What are the various types of stairs used? State briefly the requirements of a good staircase. What are the main constituents of an oil paint? Describe the role of each constituent in the painting process. &&&

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Code No: NR-210103 II B.Tech. I-Semester Supplementary Examinations November, 2003 CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTIONS (Civil Engineering) Time:3hours Max.Marks:80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1.a) b) 2.a) b) 3.a) b) 4.a) b) 5.a) b) 6.a) b) 7.a) b) 8.a) b) Explain briefly the factors affecting the durability of stones. What are the characteristics of good bricks used in masonry work? Discuss the various types of flooring tiles. Mention their uses in building industry. Enlist the properties and uses of aluminium in construction industry. What are the main constituents of lime? Explain the method of manufacture of lime. Briefly explain the various tests conducted on cement. Explain the different grades of cement concrete and their uses. Explain the object of preservation of timber and explain briefly the different methods of preservations adopted in practice. List out the functions, purpose and requirements of foundation. Explain the various types of shallow foundations with sketches. What is the significance of bonding in brick work? How does English bond differ from Flemish bond? Explain with sketches. Describe briefly different methods adopted in preventing the defects of dampness. Describe briefly the different types of floors normally adopted in modern buildings. Discuss the various factors which require due consideration while selecting a roof covering for a building. What are the objects of using a paint and state the characteristics of a good paint. &&&

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Code No: NR-210103 II B.Tech. I-Semester Supplementary Examinations November, 2003 CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTIONS (Civil Engineering) Time:3hours Max.Marks:80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1.a) b) 2.a) b) 3.a) b) 4.a) b) 5.a) b) 6.a) b) 7.a) b) 8.a) b) Enlist the characteristics of a good building stone. List and explain the main ingredients of a good brick earth. Explain the distinct operations involved in the manufacture of tiles. List the common characteristics and types of glass used in construction industry. Write the classification and uses of lime. What is meant by setting time of cement? Explain how it is determined. List the various ingredients of cement. Explain their functions. What are the various defects in timber? Why they are caused? Explain the term foundation and state its functions. Enumerate the various types of building foundations. Explain the strap footing with neat sketch. What are the general principles to be observed in the construction of brick masonry. Explain by sketches the difference between English bond and Flemish bond. Discuss the various factors to be considered in the selection of floorings. What is dampness in buildings? Mention the precautions to be taken for preventing dampness in buildings. What are the objectives of plastering? Name the various plasters and mention the requirements of a good plaster. Describe step-by-step procedure of varnishing on wood work. &&&

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