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IIIYEAR

CivilEngineering
CE6503
ENVIRONMENTALENGINEERING
16MARKSQUESTIONS

1.Describethestepinvolvedinthedesignofseptictank.Andalsoexplaintheworkingof
atricklingfilterwithneatsketch.

2.Explainthemethodsavailableandlimitationsoflanddisposalofsewage.

3.Explainthedifferentwaterdistributionsystemlayoutswithneatsketches.

4.Explaintheprinciplesindesigningofwatersupplyanddrainageinbuildings.

5.Explainthedifferentplumbingsystemswithneatsketches.Andalsocompare
theplumbingsystems.

6.ExplaintheoperationalprinciplesofstabilizationpondsandOxidationditch.

7.ExplaintheStreeterPhelpsmodelanditsapplications.Explainalsothe
differenttechniquesforwastewaterreclamation.

8.Discussthevariousprinciplesofdesigningdrainagesystemforbuildings.

9.Explaintheconstructionstepsinvolvedinlayingofasewerline.

10.Explainthedesignprocedureoftricklingfilterwithneatsketches.

11. Thepopulationof5decadesfrom1930to1970isgivenbelowinthetable.Findout
thepopulationof1,2,3decadebeyondthelastknowndecadebyusingarithmetic
increasemethod.
YEAR 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970
POPULATION 25000 28000 34000 42000 47000

12. Whatarethefactorsaffectingpercapitademand?

13. Whatareintaketowers?Explaininbriefwithneatdiagram?

14. Whatarejoints?Whatarethedifferenttypesofjoints?Explaininbriefwithneat
diagram?
15. Whatarepipeappurtenances?Explaininbriefwithneatdiagram?
16. Whatissedimentationtank?Whatarethedifferenttypesofsedimentationtanks?

17. Sketchandexplainthesalientpointsofthevarioustypesofdistributionnetwork?

18. Writethedifferencebetweenslowsandandrapidsandgravityfilter?

19. Explaindistributionreservoirsbriefly?

20. Explainthemethodofpurificationofwater?

21. Explainthedesignofaninvertedsiphon?

22. Explainpumpingstationwithneatdiagram?

23. Writeshortnoteson
a. Dropmanholes.
b. Lampholes.
c. Cleanouts.
d. Streetinletcalledgullies.

24. Whataretheshapesofsewerpipes?Explainindetail.

25. Designthesewertoserveapopulationof36000,thedailypercapitawatersupply
allowablebeing135L,ofwhich80%findsitswayintothesewer.Theslopeavailable
forsewertobelaidis1in625andthesewershouldbedesignedtocarryfourtimesthe
dryweatherflowwhenrunningfall.Whatwouldbethevelocityofflowinsewerwhen
runningfall?