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Time:
3 hrs.
Eighth
Semester B.E" Degree Examination, MaylJune 2010
Pavement Design
Max. Marks:100
Note: l. Answer any FIYEfull questions, selecting at least
Two questions
from
each
Part.
2. use of speciJied charts and tobles is permitted.
la.
b.
c.
PART
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A
What are the types of pavements? Explain each two lines.
(05 Marks)
Draw a neat tkit.h, of pavement cross section (flexible type) and mention the functions and
importance of each component
(06 Marks)
Deierminate the thickness of pavement by single layer elastic theory so as to limit the
deflection on subgrade to 5 mm due to
i) Wheel toad oi 50 kN and contact pressure 0.7 N/mm2 due to truck loading
ii; Wneet load of 5 kN and contact pressure 5 kN/mm2 due to bullock cart ioading. Use
chart in Fig.
Ql(c).
Assume E of subgrade
:
l0 N/mm2
;
p:0.5. (09 Marks)
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ciimaiic
factors
thar
effect the design
and performance
of p
b' A dual wheel
load assembly
has 50.kN
load
on each
wheer
with a contact
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berween
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of 0.60
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at stress points
as rorows
:
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the centre-or9r-ur
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ii) Vertically
below
the centre
of t.f, wheel
iii) At radial
distances
of 0'60
* *a 0.90
m from
centre
of reft wheel
to.,vards
otht
Use chart
in Fig.
Q2(b)
'Erltrc or left wheel
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ocorto
x
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t
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b.
Fig.
Q2(b)
Distinguish
behveen
Boussinesque,s
single
layer
theory
and Burmister,s
fwo
rayer
A plate load
test conducted
with
300mm
diameter
p]ate
on subgrade
and on ,
rifl
thickness
4,ornm
susrained
G;;; o.ro tqr*rrlrr
*ib o, N/nrm2
respectivery deflection-
Desisn
th. pur.m;;";;",
fb. t0Llv
i,i..r road
and contact
pres
0'7 N/mm2 for ai
'lr"*;br;;ffifi;
of s.mm u.irs
guirir,..,s
approach.
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fifff
the deflection
of o's'*,'*i",at
shourd
uJilr"-..quired
thickness? (Jse
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Fig 3(b)
Defrne ESWL. How ESWL is determined for dual rvheel load assembiy using equal stress
criteria and equal deflection criteria? Explain briefly.
(08 Marks)
Design the pavement section by triaxial test method-using the following data :
Wheel load:50 kN; Tyre pressure = 0.7 N/mm2; Traffic coefficient, X: 1.25, Rainfall
coefficient, y
^:
0.90; design deflection, A
:
2.5 mm; E
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value of subgrade soil,
E, = l0 N/mm2; E value of base course material, E6
:
40 Ni*m2; E value of 70 mm thick
bituminous concrete, surface course
:
100 N/mm2
(12 Marks)
PART
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B
Explain briefly how the following factors effect design of cement concrete pavements :
i) Wheel load and its repetitions
ii) Subgrade strength and its properties
iii) Properties of concrete
iv) Temperahre variations.
(08 Marks)
Calculate the warping sfresses at interior, edge and corner for a concrete pavement
of
thickness 200 mm with transverse joint
at 4.A m spacing. The width of slab is 3.7 m. For
concrete E:3 x 104 N/mm2 and p:0.15,
k value for subgrade = 0.06 N/mm3. Temperature
differential is 0.9'C per cm. Assume thermal coefficient of concrete as 10 x l0{ pero
C.
Assume radius of loaded area as 150 mm. Use chart in Fig.
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b.
Values of L* lL and Ly ll
Fig.
Qs(b)
Explain step by step procedure for design of C.C. pavement
by IRC . 5g-2002 for giv,
load spectrum
(08 n
Design the size and spacing of dowel bars at the expansion joints
of C. C paven
thickness 280 mm with a radius of relative
stiffiress
gOO
,tn for a wheel load of
Assume the load capacity of dowel system u 40% of the design wheel load. Joint widt
mm' Permissible shear and flexural
skesses in dowef bars are 100 Nimn
140 N/mm2 respectively and permissible
bearing stresses in c.c
^
io Nl**r. (l2 n
Briefly explain structural evaluation
and functional evaluation of pavements.
(08 *
Explain briefly with neat sketches,
following type of flexible pavement
failur
mentioning causes and remedial or maintenance
measures.
i) Alligator or map cracking
ii) Pot holes
iii) Edge cracking
iv) Reflection cracking.
Write short notes on :
Rigd pavement failures
Design factors for runway pavements
Equivalmt wheel load factor (EWLF)
Flexible pavement design by IRC 3y
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