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Universiti

Malaysia
PAHANG
. C.riciviil,

UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA PAHANG FACULTY OF CIVI ENGINEERING & EARTH RESOURCES FINAL EXAMINATION
COIIRSE
COURSE CODE

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING

BAA1322
DR. KHAIRUNISA BINTI ABDULLAH ENGR. ROSLINA BINTI OMAR

LECTURER

DATE

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JANUARY 2012

DURATION
SESSION/SEMESTER

2 HOURS

SESSION ZOII/20I2 SEMESTER

PROGRAMME CODE

BAA/BAE

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CONF'IDENTIAL
QUESTION

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a) Miss Lina has hired Arkj.dk Indah to prepare arc\{ectwal drawings for her house.

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project manager for the project. He
engineq:r in that Project.

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prepare the structural drawings.

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to prepare the

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a project manager,

En.Amin needs to "Plan the Construction Project". Explain


(4 marks)

the particular

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(3 marks)

b),Site investigation is an important stage in the planning and construction of a project to proride information about the proposed site. Explain tft"Qes5;ga)', investigation which is conducted during !-he stage.

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QUESTTON 2

a) Scaffolding, formwork

and shoring are among the temporary work structures that are

usually used in construction work. (3 marks) x{ ./ Explain |putlog scaffolding ' -9!.nd Stut" four (4) safety precautions that need to be taken when handling scaffolding.
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(4 marks)

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four (4) advantages of using permanent formwork compared to conventional


(4 Marks)

formwork.

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b) Heavy machineries
and small powered plants are usually used at a construction site to

facilitate the work achieve faster completion time of a project.

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vibrator used in construction work.

(3 marks)

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State three (3) benefits that can be obtained when using machineries at

construction site.
three (3) safety precautions that need to be taken when handling

(3 marks)

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machineries.

(3 marks)

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QUESTION 3

gff oundation is one of the important structural elements of a building. ( ),-Explain ,..
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shallow foundation and its advantages compared to deep foundation.
(5 marks) precast concrete

pile.

(5 marks)

xplain one type of roof which is widely used in Malaysia.

(4 marks)

(3 marks)

/Af6*plain

a shear

wall.

(3 marks)

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QUESTTON 4

escribe what is prestressed concrete and explain two (2) methods of prestressing.

(6 marks) .a'

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Witnthe aid of diagrams, explain the differences between.quyity retaining wall and
cantilever retaining wall. Explain three (3) differences between both walls and draw
the diagrams.

(8 marks)

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use of precast concrete frames is common in the Industrialized Building System

(IBS). Give three (3) advantages and disadvantages of using IBS

frames.

(6 marks)

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QTTESTTON s

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aid of a diagram, explain rigid pavement.

(5 marks)

b)rfiate four (4) types ofjoint that are used in the construction of a rigid pavement.
(4 marks)

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sites one form of transportation system that usually connects two adjacent
a smooth

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or"ra valley or a river to provide

flow between them.

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t'Stur"five

(5) types of bridge according to its structural

form.

(5 marks)

firrand explain the function of three (3) components of the suspension bridge.
(6 marks)