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EXAMINATION AND EVALUATION DIVISION


DEPARTMENT OF POLYTECHNIC EDUCATION
(MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION)

CNIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

FINAL EXAMINATION
DECEMBER 2O1O SESSION

C501 1 : CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT


DATE: 28 APRIL 2011 (THURSDA$
DURATION: 2 HOURS (11.15 am - 1.15 pm)

This paper consisting of FIVE (5) pages inciuding the front page.
Structure/Essay (6 questions - answer 4 questions)

COI{F'IDENTIAL UNTIL 28 APRNL 2O1I


DO NOT OPEN THIS QUESTION PAPER UNTIL INSTRUCTED BY TIIE
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CONFIDENTIAL C5011 : CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

QUESTION I
y' Define'Construction Management'.

(2 marks)

(b) Describe THREE (3) key elements in construction Managemenr.


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-4e) civil engineering projects can be categorized into two groups. Name
the TWO (2) groups and provide an example for each group.

(3 marks)

Describe the following characteristics of civil engineering projects:


i. Own design
ii. The location of the different projects

(8 marks)

QUESTTON 2
state FI\aE (5) important resources required in civil engineering projects.
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(5 marks)

(b) Explain the responsibilities of each of the parties below:


i. Developer/ Owner
ii. Consultant
iii. Contractor

(9 marks)

State FIVE (5) categories of employment that are involved in the construction
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industry.

(5 marks)

y) Explain the importance of rnanagement of construction materials to a


contractor. (6 marks)

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QUESTTON 3
State FI\aE (5) information that should be included in the Site Visit Report.
)a)
(5 rnarks)

W{ State TWO (2) important aspects of Site Visit Reporr.

(4 rnarks)

The Committee is a combination of a few parties. Explain FIVE (5) functions


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of a committee"

(10 marks)

({ List THREE (3) work scopes ofthe team members.

(6 marks)

QUESTTON 4
(a) Describe the concept of control.

(2 marks)

(b) Describe TWO (2) aspects of the controlling process in fulfilling client
requirements.

(4 marks)

(c) Describe the characteristics of the following planning and


work
scheduling methods:
i. Bar Chart
ii. CriticalpathMethod

(8 marks)

(d) Sketch a critical path method diagram for the purpose of time
control
based on the Activity on Arrow (AoA). The following terms must be
labeled with diagram:

i. Activiry
ii. Event

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iii. Period
iv. Early start time
v. Early finish time
vi. Late staft time
vii. Late finish time

(7 marks)

(e) Describe the terms and conditions of the critical path Method.
(4 marks)

QU ESTION 5

v Explain THREE (3) advantages and Two


chaft in the management of construction projects.
(2) disadvantages of bar

(10 marks)

(b) Based on the data from the construction of a TNB


sub-station as shown in the
table below, prepare a critical path network that showed
the early start time,
late start time, rate finish time, totar float free float
, and critical path.
Activify Duration Relation
A 5 Commencement
'\ ts t0 Ane';Atvr! A
C 1l After actfityA
D t2 Aft;trttvtty B
E t8 After;ctltr! B
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c 12 After activitv C
H 8 After activity F and G F.lt ,G
I 5 After activity H
(9 marks)

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(c) Based on Critical Path Network answered in 5(b), provide


a bar chart that will
show the following:

i. Total work week


ii. Totalcumulativework
iii. Percentage of cumulative work

(6 marks)

QUESTTON 6
(a) State Fo{lR (4) categories of specifications in the process of quality control.

(B marks)

(b) State the meaning of quality control in the construction industry.

(2 marks)

(c) Quality of material or service product can be achieved through two main
approaches for example quality control and quality assurance.
Explain these
TWO (2) approaches.

(8 marks)

(d) List sEVEI'{ (7) requirements of quarity controrfor concrete


work.
(7 marks)

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