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Code No: CE16324

CHAITANYA BHARATHI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Autonomous)


BE (Civil) III/IV II Sem (Main) Examination May 2016

Reinforced Concrete Design-II


Time: 3 Hours
Note: Answer all questions from Section-A at one place in the same order
Answer any five questions from Section-B
Missing data, if any may suitably be assumed
Use of relevant codes is permitted

Max Marks: 75

SECTION - A (25 Marks)


1 Under what circumstances a trapezoidal footing is designed
2 What are counterforts in a retaining wall ?
3 Under what conditions a circular tank is preferred over a rectangular tank
4 Draw a neat sketch of kerb in slab bridge.
5 Define economical span of a bridge.
6 Explain with a neat sketch one-way shear and punching shear in footings
7 How do you check for safety against overturning in cantilever retaining walls.
8 Write the expression for the circumferential stress induced in the dome of a water tank
due to roof load
9 What is impact factor? How do you calculate impact factor for road bridges as per IRC
10 Distinguish between class -AA(tracked) loading and class -A(Wheeled) loading as per
IRC
SECTION - B (50 Marks)
11 Design for flexure a rectangular combined footing for two columns of size 350mm x
350mm and 550mm x 550mm spaced at 3.8m c/c carrying service loads of 850KN
and 1250KN respectively. The safe bearing capacity of soil is 250KN/sq.m. Use M-25
concrete and Fe415 grade steel. Sketch the reinforcement details
12 Design the stem of a cantilever type retaining wall for flexure to retain earth fill 4.0m
above ground level. The safe bearing capacity of soil is 200KN/sq.m. Unit weight of soil
is 18KN/cubic metre and angle of repose is 30 degrees. Use M-25 concrete and Fe 415
grade steel. Sketch the reinforcement details.

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13 Design the wall of a rectangular water tank (above ground) for a capacity of 60,000 litres. (10)
Use M-25 concrete and Fe 415 grade steel. Sketch the details of the reinforcement.
14 Design the walls of a circular tank of 3.2m diameter resting on ground to retain water to
a height of 3.0m excluding a free board of 0.15m. Assume the joints between the tank
wall and base slab as flexible. Use M-25 concrete and Fe 415 grade steel. Sketch the
details of reinforcement.

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Code No: CE16324

15 Design the flexural reinforcement in a simply supported solid slab bridge for the
following data
Clear span : 5.0m
Clear width of roadway: 7.5m
Live load : IRC-Class A(wheeled)
Kerbs : 1m wide on either side
Average thickness of wearing coat : 80mm
Use M-25 concrete and Fe 415 grade steel.
Draw neatly the design details.

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16 Design for flexure the intermediate longitudinal girder of a simply supported


T-beam bridge of effective span 14m for the following data.
Clear width of carriage way : 7.5m
Average thickness of wearing coat : 100mm
Kerb : 0.9m on either side.
Live load : IRC- Class AA(tracked)
Spacing of longitudinal girders : 2.5m
Spacing of cross girders : 4.5m
Use M-25 grade concrete and Fe 415 grade steel
Neatly draw the details of reinforcement.

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17 Write notes on the following


(a) Classification and types of RC bridges.
(b) Pigeauds curves for bridges.
(c) Design principles of a raft foundation.

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