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Course Code : CET 205 SMSM/MS - 15/ 1376

Fourth Semester B. E. (Civil Engineering) Examination


Time : 3 Hours ] [ Max. Marks: 60

Instructions to Candidates :-
(1) Solve All questions carry equal marks.
(2) Assume suitable data wherever necessary.
(3) Illustrate your answers wherever necessary with the help of neat sketches.
(4) Use of non-programmable calculators and drawing instruments is permitted.

1. A horizontal girder of steel having a uniform section is 14m long and is simply supported
at ends. It carries concentrated load of 120 KN and 80 KN at sections 3m and
4.5m from the left and the right ends respectively. Find the slope and deflection under
the loads and slopes at each end by using conjugate beam method.
Take EI = 3.36 X 1011 KN-mm2• 10

2. Analyze the continuous beam as shown in fig. 1 by three moments theorem. Draw
S. F. D. and B. M. D.

FIG. 1 ,
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3. Determine the support moments for the continuous girder as shown in fig 2. if the
support B Sinks by 2.5 mm. For all members I = 3.50 X 107 mm4 and E = 200 KN/
mm2• Analyse by using MDM and draw BMD.

FIG. 2

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'-\ ; f'urtal frame ABCD hinged at the bases is loaded a~ shown 111 fig. 3. The vertical
'11cnbcr AB and DC are of the same section and Ibe = 2I"b" Analyse the frame by
V'll):vl and draw B. M. diagram. Load 10 kN acts at midspan of Be.

8 c


3l<N!m Sm

o 10
A FIG. 3

The load system as shown in fig. 4 moves from left to right on a girder of span
10m Find the maximum shear and bending moment at a sectIOn 4m from the left end
and also find its absolute maximum bending moment.

120KN 60KN 150KN 70KN

~ O.5m
+ O.5m 0+ 1m
0 o



6 Draw ILD for the force in the truss members UZU3, U1Lz' UZL3 AND L2L3 as shown
111 fig. 5. The length of vertical member is 3m.

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7. Analyse the redundant truss as shown in fig. 6 by strain energy method. Figures on
the member indicate area in cm2. Take E = 2 X lOs N/mm2.



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8. Analyse the portal frame as shown In fig. 7 by strain energy method and draw the
B. M. D.
....---- lSKN/m


[] 3m

/ 10

9. For two hinged parabolic arch shown In fig. 8 determine the posltIve and negative
B. M., Normal thrust and redial shear at a section 3 m from the left end. Also find
vertical and horizontal reactions.



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lOA parabolic arch hinged at the springing and crown has a span of 20 m The central
rise of the arch i: 4m. It is loaded with a uniformly distributed load of inten~lty
20 KN/m on the left 3m length. Calculate (i) the directlOn and magnitude of reactlOn
at the hinges (ii) the B. M., Normal thrust and redial shear at 4 m from the left
end (iii) Max. Positive and negative bending moment. 10

11 Determine the support moments of the continuous beam as shown III fig 9 by slope
deflection method and draw its BMD.

36 N-m
6 teN

r- 6KN/m

3m 1m 1 2m 11.251 ]



12 Analyse the portal frame as shown in fig. 10 by using slope deflection Method and
dra\\ it~ B. M. D. All vertical members have same moment of inertia of 21.

4m J lSOKN·m

o 3m


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Course Code : CET 206 SMSMIMS - 15/1377

Fourth Semester B. E. (Civil Engineering) Examination


Time : 3 Hours J [ Max. Marks: 60

Instructions to Candidates :-
(I) Illustrate your answers wherever necessary with the help of neat sketches.
(2) Diagrams and Chemical equations should be given wherever necessary.
(3) Assume suitable data wherever necessary.
(4) Due credit will be given to neatness and adequate dimensions.
(5) All questions catTy equal marks.

1. (a) Explain briefly the various methods and timbering of trenches under different
conditions for basements. 5

(b) What are the function of foundation ? Enlist essential requirement of

good foundation. 5


2. (a) Discus the vanous causes of failure of foundation and preventive measures.
(b) Design the foundation of brick pillar 40 rom X 400 rom to carry an
axial load of 85 kN. Safe bearing capacity of soil is 60 KN/M2. The
angle of repose is 25° and the weight of soil is 16 KN/m3. 5

3. (a) Compare the English bond and Flemish bond. Draw the sketches. 5
(b) Explain the process of plastering. 5


4. (a) Discuss the construction of cavity wall. 4

(b) Explain the following

(1) Paving block (2) Cement concrete block
(3) Fire clay bricks 6

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5. (a) Explain with neat sketches any two types of Ashlar stone masonry.

(b) What is the difference between arch and a lintel ? Draw a sketch
of an arch and name component parts. 6


6. (a) What are the types of joints used In stone masonry ? Describe each
joint with neat sketche. 5

(b) Describe various methods of points with its necessity. 5

7. (a) Explain In brief vanous basic forms of pitched roofs with neat sketch.

(b) Write a note on 1. P. S. flooring specifications. 4


8. (a) Explain In brief the factors that affect the selection of floors finish.

(b) What are the various types of roof covenng materials commonly used
for pitched roof ? Explain brief1y. 6

9. (a) What are the various provIsIons of vertical circulation In building ?

Explain its suitability. 4

(b) What is the purpose of providing windows ? Discuss, how you will
decide the number of windows and their locations. Draw neat sketch
of cement window. 6

10. (a) Explain on the basic of movement of door panel with sketch
(l) Revolving Door (2) Swing Door
(3) Sliding Door 6

(b) The inside dimension of staircase In a residential building are

2.0 m X 4.6 m. The height of floor is 3.30 m and floor consists of R.
C. C. slab of 120 mm thickness. Design a proper layout of an R. C. C.
stair for this building. Draw heat dimensioned plan. 4

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11. (a) What are the causes of dampness in the walls ? How will you prevent
them ? Enlist various types of materials generally used for damp proof
courses ? 5

(b) Explain the following

(1) Under-pinning (2) Scaffolding 5


12. (a) Discuss the requirement of good paint. 3

(b) What is the necessity of thermal and sound insulation ? Give example
where it IS used. 4

(c) Describe the characteristics of good timber. 3

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Course Code : CET 208 SMSMIMS - 15/1379

Fourth Semester B. E. (Civil Engineering) Examination


Time : 3 Hours ] [ Max. Marks : 60

Instructions to Candidates :-
(I) Mobile phones are prohibited in examination hall.
(2) Illustrate your answers wherever necessary with the help of neat sketches.
(3) Diagrams and Chemical equations should be given wherever necessary.
(4) Assume suitable data wherever necessary.
(5) Due credit will be given to neatness and adequate dimensions.
(6) All question CatTY marks as indicated.
(7) Use of IS 456 and IS 10262 is permitted.

1. (a) Describe the wet process of manufacturing of cement with the help of
flow chart. 5
(b) What are water reducing admixtures ? Explain their action and applications
in concrete making. 5

2. (a) State the four stages of moisture content in aggregates. Clearly indicate the
difference between the various stages with the help of a diagram. 5
(b) State the factors affecting the strength of concrete and describe any two
in detail. 5

3. (a) Explain, with sketches, different types of slumps of concrete observed while
conducting the slump test. 5

(b) List at least six different methods of transporting concrete. Explain any two
in greater detail. 5


4. (a) Differentiate between volume batching and weigh batching III concrete mIX
procedure. 5

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(b) What are the functions of formwork ? How can they contribute to better
quality of concrete ? 5

(a) List at least three destructive test on hardened concrete and describe any
one in detail. 5

(b) Describe Rebound hammer test with labeled sketch. Also mention under which
circumstances this method is useful. 5


6 (a) What IS cunng of concrete ? Explain membrane cunng. 5

(b) State the advantages of using high strength concrete. 5

7. (a) List and explain at least five factors affecting the concrete mIX design.
(b) State the steps involved 111 choice of mix proportion and describe any two
in detail. 5

8 Design the concrete mix design with following data

• Concrete Grade designation : M 35

• Cement Type OPC ; Specific gravity 3.10

• Aggregate:
Max. Nominal size : 20 mm, Shape
Angular, Specific gravity of

(a) Coarse aggregate : 2.7

(b) Fine aggregate 2.5

Water absorption

(a) Coarse aggregate : 0.5%

(b) Fine aggregate 1.0%

Free (surface) moisture

(a) Coarse aggregate : Nil (absorbed moisture full)

(b) Fine aggregate 1%

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Sieve analysis
(a) Coarse aggregate : Conforming to Table 2 of IS 383

(b) Fine aggregate : Conforming to Zone III of IS 383

Workability compaction factor = 0.90
Exposure condition : Mild
Degree of supervision : Very Good. 10

9. (a) Define creep. Explain factors affecting it. 5

(b) Discuss the behavior of concrete under acid attack. 5

10. (a) Discuss various aspect of durability of concrete. What measures are taken
by IS code to ensure durable structure ? 5

(b) Explain the mechanism of shrinkage of concrete and write 111 short about
the various factors affecting it. 5

11. (a) What are the different design constants in theory of reinforced cement concrete.
Explain each one of them in detail. 5
(b) Design the rectangular beam for a simply supported span of 4 meters.
Live load = 5 leN/m. Use concrete M 25 and steel Fe 415. Sketch
the steel reinforcement. 5

12. (a) Explain the mechanism by which the RCC beam resists the external loads/
moments by generating internal forces. 5
(b) A singly reinforced concrete beam is of width 230 mm and effective depth
385 mm. It is reinforced with 6 Nos. of 18 mm mild steel bars. Assuming
M 25 concrete, determine its moment of resistance according to the working
stress method. 5

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