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Code: 9A01702

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BRIDGE ENGINEERING
(Civil Engineering)

B.Tech IV Year I Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations December/January 2013/14

Time: 3 hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks

Max. Marks: 70

(Use of codes IRC:6-2000, IRC:21-2000, IS 456:2000, IS 800:2007, IRC:83-(Part-I)-1999, IRC:83-(Part-II)-1987 and Pigeaud’s curves is permitted in the examination hall)

***** 1 2 3 Explain the importance of the site investigation of the bridge design. Explain the various loading cases of the box culvert with neat diagram. Design the interior slab panel of a two-lane T-beam bridge to be built on a state highway for the class AA tracked vehicle. The bridge consists of five spans of 16.5 m. Assume the preliminary dimensions of the two-lane bridge as per the Indian road congress specifications, moderate exposure and cement concrete wearing coat. Design the longitudinal girder. Use the given details from the problem number 3. Single lane (BG) plate girder bridge is situated in a small river. Write the step by step design procedure for the same. (a) List the different types of connectors used in the composite bridge. (b) What is the purpose to provide the shear connectors in the composite bridge? (a) Write the different types of bearings used in the bridge. (b) What is the purpose to provide the bearings in the bridge? Explain briefly for the following forces acting on pier with their design steps: (i) Water current force. (ii) Wind forces. (iii) Buoyancy.

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Tech IV Year I Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations December/January 2013/14 Time: 3 hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks Max. IRC:83-(Part-I)-1999. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ***** . IRC:21-2000. IS 456:2000. IS 800:2007. (b) Compare the steel rock and roller bearing with elastometric bearing along with the application. Explain briefly and draw the neat diagrams for the necessary forces. (b) Write any four different forces acting on an abutment. IRC:83-(Part-II)-1987 and Pigeaud’s curves is permitted in the examination hall) ***** 1 How the foundation and pier of the bridge affect the economy and cost of the construction? Explain briefly with example. Design the RC box culvert bridge without check for shear and deign of herb. moderate exposure and cement concrete wearing coat. Assume the other preliminary dimensions of this two lane bridge as per the Indian road congress specifications. Explain the step by step design procedure of the interior deck slab bridge.35 m : 5m : 3m Clear span Height of the vent : AA tracked vehicle Load case M20 grade concrete and HYSD bars. Design the intermediate longitudinal girder of the bridge by Courbon’s method for the maximum loading of class AA tracked vehicle. List any seven elements of the plate girder bridge and explain its important feature related to the design. Marks: 70 (Use of codes IRC:6-2000. (a) Write short notes about the importance of the stability analysis of piers.Code: 9A01702 2 BRIDGE ENGINEERING (Civil Engineering) B. situated in the state highway with following data: : 12 m : 56 mm thick Width of the bridge Wearing course Condition of exposure : Moderate Depth of foundation : 1. How the monolithic action is achieved between the RC slab deck and steel girder in the composite bridge? (a) Write the general features of bearings used in the bridge. An RCC bridge consists of 3 longitudinal girders and 5 cross beams with the span of 15 m.

Marks: 70 (Use of codes IRC:6-2000. Explain briefly and draw the neat diagrams for the necessary forces. The bridge consists of five spans of 15 m. Design the interior slab panel of a two lane T-beam bridge to be built on a state highway for the class AA tracked vehicle.3 m. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ***** . (a) Explain the different type of wing walls.Tech IV Year I Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations December/January 2013/14 Time: 3 hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks Max. (b) Compare the efficiency and salient features of elastometric bearing with steel rock and roller bearing. Compare the same with the railway bridge loading standards. moderate exposure and cement concrete wearing coat. IS 800:2007. Calculate the net effective width of dispersion for two wheels of class AA tracked vehicle by effective width method. Explain the various components of the culvert along with the design procedure. IRC:21-2000. (a) Write the importance of bearings used in the bridge. Assume the preliminary dimensions of the two lane bridge as per the Indian road congress specifications. IRC:83-(Part-I)-1999. Explain the shear connector design in the composite bridge. IRC:83-(Part-II)-1987 and Pigeaud’s curves is permitted in the examination hall) ***** 1 Briefly explain the loading standards used for the highway bridges. IS 456:2000.Code: 9A01702 3 BRIDGE ENGINEERING (Civil Engineering) B. An RCC deck slab is to be constructed over a channel on a national highway for class AA tracked vehicles. The effective span is 4. (b) Write any four different forces acting on a pier. Explain the various components of the plate girder bridge along with the design procedure.

Code: 9A01702 4 BRIDGE ENGINEERING (Civil Engineering) Max. An RCC deck slab is to be constructed over a channel on a national highway for class AA tracked vehicles. Design the RC box culvert bridge without check for shear and design of herb. Briefly explain the behavior of the composite bridge. The bridge consists of five spans of 16. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ***** . (ii) Active earth pressure. Write the advantages of the composite bridge. moderate exposure and cement concrete wearing coat.5 m. Explain the step by step design procedure of the welded plate girder bridge. Compare the same with the highway bridge loading standards. IS 456:2000. IS 800:2007. Design the interior slab panel of a two lane T-beam bridge to be built on a state highway for the class AA tracked vehicle.Tech IV Year I Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations December/January 2013/14 Time: 3 hours (Use of codes IRC:6-2000. Marks: 70 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks B. What is the purpose to provide the bearings in the bridge? How is the bearings behave during the earth quake loading/wind loading? Explain briefly for the following forces acting on the abutments with their design steps: (i) Force due to breaking.5 m Clear span Height of the vent : AA tracked vehicle Load case M25 grade concrete and HYSD bars. IRC:21-2000. (iii) Horizontal force due to temperature and shrinkage.5 m : 6m : 3. Calculate the net effective width of dispersion for two wheels of class AA tracked vehicle by effective width method. IRC:83-(Part-I)-1999. Assume the preliminary dimensions of the two lane bridge as per the Indian road congress specifications.7 m. The effective span is 4. IRC:83-(Part-II)-1987 and Pigeaud’s curves is permitted in the examination hall) ***** 1 Briefly explain the loading standards used for the railway bridges. situated in the state highway with the following data: : 10 m : 60 mm thick Width of the bridge Wearing course Condition of exposure : Moderate Depth of foundation : 1.