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16 marks

BUILDING MATERIALS
UNIT 1
1. EXPLAIN IN DETAIL THE MANUFACTURE OF CEMENT AND ITS PROPERTIES
2. ELABORATE IN DETAIL THE INGREDIENTS FOR CONCRETE AND EXPLAIN GRADING,
SAMPLING AND ANALYSIS OF THE COARSE AGGREGATES
3. DESCRIBE IN BRIEF VARIOUS METHODS OF PROPORTIONING CONCRETE
4. SKETCH AND EXPLAIN THE FORMWORKS OF (i)RECTANGULAR COLUMN (ii)OCTAGONAL
COLUMN
5. DETAIL OUT THE PROPERTIES OF SAND AND THE FUNCTION OF SAND IN MORTAR
6. EXPLAIN THE TYPES OF CEMENT
7. DESCRIBE AT LENGTH THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS OF ORDINARY CEMENT
8. DISCUSS TYPES OF THE SPECIAL MORTARS
9. EXPLAIN THE TYPES OF CEMENT
10.DISCUSS IN DETAIL THE INGREDIENTS OF CONCRETE
UNIT II
1. EXPLAIN THE FOLLOWING (i)AERATED CONCRETE (ii)REINFORCED CEMENT CONCRETE
2. EXPLAIN THE PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS OF PRESTRESSED CONCRETE AND FIBRE
REINFORCED CONCRETE
3. DESCRIBE THE TYPES OF CONCRETE AGGREGATES
4. WRITE SHORT NOTES ON (i)CONSTRUCTION OF FORMWORK (ii)QUALITY CONTROL OF
CONCRETE
5. EXPLAIN THE PROCESS OF DISTEMPERING
6. WRITE IN DETAIL THE TYPES OF SURFACE FINISHING
7. EXPLAIN WITH SKETCHES THE TYPES OF JOINTS WHICH ARE TO BE PROVIDED IN
CONCRETE STRUCTURES
8. HOW ARE PRECAST CONCRETE PRODUCTS PREPARED?HIGHLIGHT ITS ADVANTAGES AND
DISADVANTAGES
9. EXPAIN IN DETAIL THE CONSTRUCTION OF FORMWORK WITH SKETCHES
10.EXPLAIN IN BRIEF THE SPECIAL CONCRETE
UNIT III
1. EXPLAIN IN DETAIL THE WORKABILITY, CURING AND GUNITING IN CEMENT CONCRETE
2. DESCRIBE THE PURPOSE OF FORMWORK AND MATERIALS USED FOR IT AND WRITE ABOUT
QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTING IN MATERIALS
3. EXPLAIN THE PROPERTIES OF CEMENT CONCRETE AND PROPORTIONING CONCRETE
4. DISCUSS ABOUT THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF EXTERNAL RENDERING IN SURFACE FINISHES
5. EXPLAIN THE LAYING METHODS OF MARBLE
6. EXPLAIN THE PROPERTIES OF AERATED CONCRETE AND LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE
7. EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENT METHODS OF CONSOLIDATION OF CONCRETE
8. WHAT IS SLUMP TEST OF CONCRETE? HOW IS IT CARRIED OUT? MENTION RECOMMENDED
SLUMPS FOR CONCRETE FOR DIFFERENT PURPOSES
9. DISCUSS THE PROPERTIES, ADVANTAGES AND USES OF LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE
10.DISCUSS IN DETAIL THE FIBRE REINFORCED CONCRETE

UNIT IV

1. EXPLAIN IN DETAIL DIFFERENT TYPES OF SURFACE FINISHING AND MATERIALS USED FOR
IT
2. DESCRIBE THE LAYING METHODS FOR MARBLE AND TERRAZZO. ALSO STATE THE
MATERIALS USED FOR DAMP PROOFING
3. EXPLAIN IN DETAIL ABOUT THE SPECIAL PAINTS
4. DESCRIBE THE LAYING METHOD OF MOSAIC FLOORING
5. WRITE IN DETAIL THE MATERIALS USED FOR DAMP PROOFING
6. ENUMERATE THE APPLICATION OF GLASS IN BUILDING INDUSTRY
7. WHAT ARE THE METHODS OF DAMP PROOFING THE BUILDINGS? EXPLAIN THEM IN DETAIL
8. (i)EXPLAIN THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF DAMP PROOFING (ii)HOW THE MATERIALS ARE
SELECTED FOR DAMP PROOFING?
9. EXPLAIN THE SPECIAL PAINTS USED IN BUILDING INDUSTRY
10.DISCUSS IN DETAIL THE LAYING METHODS OF MOSAIC
UNIT V
1. ILLUSTRATE MANUFACTURING PROCESS, THE PROPERTIES AND USES OF GLASS
2. CHART OUT THE PURPOSE OF FIRE RESISTANT GLASS AND ENERGY CONSERVATION
MEASURES USING GLASS
3. EXPLAIN IN DETAIL THE MANUFACTURE OF GLASS
4. DISCUSS THE APPLICATION OF GLASS IN BUILDING INDUSTRY
5. ELABORATE IN DETAIL THE PROPERTIES AND DEFECTS IN PAINTS
6. DISCUSS IN DETAIL THE GRADING, SAMPLING AND ANALYSIS OF COARSE AGGREGATE
7. STATE THE SPECIAL VARIETIES OF GLASS AND BRIEFLY DESCRIBE THEM
8. DESCRIBE THE VARIOUS TREATMENTS GIVEN TO THE GLASS
9. EXPLAIN (i)FLOAT GLASS (ii)DECORATIVE GLASS
10.ENUMERATE THE APPLICATION OF GLASS IN BUILDING INDUSTRY

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION III


UNIT 1

1. WHAT IS RAFT FOUNDATION? GIVE PLAN, SECTION AND TWO TYPICAL DETAILS OF RAFT
FOUNDATION FOR A COMMERCIAL COMPLEX BASEMENT (30m X 30m) TO APPROPRIATE
SCALE
2. WHAT IS THE APPLICATION OF COFFER SLAB? DESIGN AND DETAIL OUT A COFFER SLAB
FOR A COMMUNITY HALL WHOSE DIMENSION IS 40m X 30m. DRAW PLAN, SECTION, AND
TWO IMPORTANT DETAILS TO SUITABLE SCALE
3. WHAT IS WAFFLE SLAB? WHAT IS THE USE OF IT? DESIGN AND DETAIL OUT WAFFLE SLAB
FOR 30m X 20 m AREA WITH APPROPRIATE SUPPORT SYSTEM. DRAW PLAN, SECTION TO
THE SCALE OF 1:50 AND TWO IMPORTANT DETAILS TO THE SCALE OF 1:10
4. WHAT IS FRAMED BUILDING? BRIEFLY DISCUSS THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF FRAMED
CONSTRUCTION AND THEIR APPLICATION AND LIMITATIONS
5. BRIEFLY DESCIRBE THE VARIOUS CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION DETAILS ASSOCIATED WITH
DIFFERENT TYPES OF BUILDING OPENING WITH NEAT SKETCHES
6. WHAT IS THE ADVANTAGE OF CONCRETE BLOCK CONSTRUCTION? SKETCH AND DESCRIBE
THE FIVE IMPORTANT CONCRETE BLOCK CONSTRUCTION DETAILS FOR A SINGLE STOREY
RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
UNIT II
1. WHICH ARE THE PLACES THAT NEED WATERPROOFING IN A BUILDING?GIVE THE TYPICAL
SECTION OF ANY FOUR PLACES WITH DESCRIPTIONS
2. DESIGN A SWIMMING POOL FOR TODDLERS IN THE ROOF TOP GARDEN OF A RESTAURANT.
GIVE PLAN SECTION AND TWO DETAILS IN APPROPRIATE SCALE
3. GIVE CONSTRUCTION DETAILS OF THE FOLLOWING: (i)LINTELS MADE OF CONCRETE
BLOCKS (ii) ROOF MADE OF CONCRETE BLOCKS (iii)2 WAY SLAB (iv)RAFT FOUNDATION (v)
SHADING DEVICE
4. WHAT ARE THE VARIOUS MATERIALS USED FOR DAMP PROOFING? BRIEFLY DISCUSS THE
DIFFERENT WAY OF DOING BASEMENT DAMP PROOFING
5. BRIEFLY DISCUSS THE PROCESS OF WATER PROOFING OF FLAT ROOF BY MODIFIED
BITUMINOUS MEMBRANE AND HIGHLIGHT THE PRECAUTIONS TO BE CONSIDERED
6. WHAT ARE DAMP PROOF COURSE MEMBRANES, CAVITY TRAYS AND DAMP PROOF
FLASHING? WHAT ARE THE APPLICTION AND LIMITATIONS OF THEM? EXPLAIN WITH NEAT
SKETCHES

UNIT III

1. EXPLAIN THE BASIC PRINCIPLE OF CONCRETE STAIRCASES WITH SKETCHES. ELABORATE


THE VARIOUS OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR FINISHING THE STAIRCASE.
2. WHAT IS BUILDING RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS?WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT? EXPLAIN
WITH APPROPRIATE EXAMPLE
3. DESIGN A QUARTER TURN STAIRCASE CONNECTING THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
GROUND FLOOR TO THE FIRST FLOOR. DRAW PLAN SECTION TO THE SCALE OF 1:50 AND
DETAILS OF SUPPORTING CONDITION, HANDRAIL, BALUSTER TO THE SCALE OF 1:10
4. BRIEFLY DISCUSS THE CONTRIBUTION OF VARIOUS BUILDING RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS
IN INDIA
5. WHAT ARE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CONCRETE STAIRCASE? ELABORATE THE PRINCIPLES
OFANY FOUR COMMONLY USED STAIRCASE TYPES WITH NEAT SKETCHES
6. WHAT IS ADVANCE CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM? ELABORATE THE RECENT ADVANCES IN
BUILDING MATERIALS, BUILDING COMPONENTS AND DETAILING IN INDIA
UNIT IV
1. DESIGN 5m X6m GREEN HOUSE FOR A NURSERY USING GLASS. DRAW PLAN, SECTION
AND THREE IMPORTANT DETAILS TO SCALE
2. WHAT IS CURTAIN WALL? GIVE ANY FIVE IMPORTANT DETAILS USED IN CURTAIN WALL
CONSTRUCTION
3. DRAW CONSTRUCTION DETAILS OF THE FOLLOWING: (i)HINGED WINDOW GLASS DOOR
(ii)ALUMINIUM GLASS DOOR (iii)GLASS IN STAIRCASE HANDRAIL (iv)SEMI GLAZED
PARTITION WALL
4. NAME THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF GLASS. ELABORATE THEIR VARIOUS APPLICATIONS IN
BUILDING
5. WHAT ARE THE VARIOUS TYPES OF GLASSES WIDELY USED IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION?
ELABORATE ANY FOUR STRUCTURAL APPLICATIONS OF GLASS IN BUILDING WITH
CONSTRUCTION DETAILS.
6. WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF FIXING USED IN CURTAIN WALL CONSTRUCTION?
EXPLAIN THE CONSTRUCTION DETAIL OF THE FOLLOWING WITH NEAT SKETCHES: (i)GLASS
CURTAIN WALL FLOOR FIXING (ii) GLASS CURTAIN WALL ROOF SLAB FIXING (iii) GLASS
PANEL FIXING

SITE SURVEYING AND PLANNING


UNIT I
1. EXPALIN THE VARIOUS FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SITE PLANNING WITH SKETCHES.
2. DEFINE MICROCLIMATE. EXPLAIN THE VARIOUS MODIFIERS OF MICROCLIMATE WITH
SKETCHES.
3. ELABORATE ON THE PROCESS FOR SELECTING A SITE ON A GIVEN PROJECT QUESTION
ALMOST SIMILAR TO 12a
4. ELABORATE ON THE VARIOUS FACTORS INVOLVED IN SITE PLANNING
5. DEFINE THE WORD SITE PLANNING. WHEN IS IT NEEDED? HOW DIFFERENT PEOPLE ARE
GETTING BENEFITTED?
6. WHY SURVEYING NEEDED? BRIEFLY DESCRIBE THE CLASSIFICATION OF SURVEYING AND
ITS APPLICATION
UNIT II
1. WHAT ARE THE VARIOUS STAGES IN THE PREPARATION OF MAPS OF MATRIX ANALYSIS
AND COMPOSITE ANALYSIS
2. EXPLAIN THE RECONNAISANCE SURVEY AND THE NEED FOR SURVEYING
3. EXPLAIN THE METHOD OF DOING CHAIN SURVEY AND TRIANGULATION TECHNIQUES WITH
CASE EXAMPLES
4. EXPLAIN THE PROCEDURE FOR MEASURING THE CONTOUR SITE AND EXPLAINHOW YOU
PLOT THE SAME AS A DRAWING
5. HOW BUILDING PLANS ARE SET OUT AT THE SITE? ELABORATE THE PRECAUTIONS AND
PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED
6. EXPLAIN THE FOLLOWING : (i)TOPOGRAPHY (ii)MARKING PLAN (iii)CENTERLINE PLAN
(iv)OFF SITE FACTORS
UNIT III
1. EXPLAIN THE ONSITE AND OFFSITE FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SITE ANALYSIS
2. WHAT ARE THE VARIOUS FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE PREPARATION OF SITE
ANALYSIS DIAGRAM
3. ELABORATE THE AIM, OBJECTIVE, SCOPE, CONTENT OF SITE ANALYSIS, HIGHLIGHTING
YOUR ANSWER WITH A CASE EXAMPLE
4. EXPLAIN THE PURPOSE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF DEVELOPMENT CONTROL RULES
5. HOW TO PREPARE THE SITE ANALYSIS DIAGRAM?WHAT ALL INFORMATION IT SHOULD
CONTAIN?
6. EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENT MEANS OF WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM AND THEIR ADVANTAGES AND
DISADVANTAGES
UNIT IV
1. EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SURVEY WITH SKETCHES
2. EXPLAIN THE VARIOUS PROCEDURE FOR MAKINGTHESE SITE SURVEYING DRAWINGS AND
DIMENSIONING
3. WRITE AN ELABORATE NOTE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF ROADS IN SITE PLANNING
HIGHLIGHTING THEIR GEOMETRY, FUNCTION, ETC?
4. EXPLAIN YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF MASTER PLANS AND LAND USE PLANS
5. WHAT IS MEANT BY DEVELOPMENT CONTROL RULES?BY TAKING A CITY YOU KNOW,
EXPLAIN HOW IT IS REGULATING THE DEVELOPMENT
6. WHAT ARE THE VISUAL CUES THAT GIVE INFORMATION REGARDING STABILITY OF A
SLOPE? EXPLAIN WITH SKETCHES
UNIT V

1. EXPLAIN THE VARIOUS INFLUENCING FACTORS WHICH GOVERNS THE SITING OF A


BUILDING OR A GROUP OF BUILDINGS IN A GIVEN SITE
2. EXPLAIN THE METHODOLOGY IN PREPARING THE SITE ANALYSIS DIAGRAM WITH SKETCHES
3. EXPLAIN THE OBJECTIVES AND FUNCTIONS OF ORGANISATION OF PEDESTRIAN
CIRCULATION
4. DESCRIBE IN DETAIL THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ARCHITECTS TO CONSIDER
CLIMATE AS A MAJOR FACTOR WHILE DESIGNING THE SITE EXPLAIN WITH A CASE
EXAMPLE
5. BRIEFLY EXPLAIN THE HIERARCHY OF URBAN ROAD NETWORK WITH NEAT SKETCHES
6. EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENT FACTORS THAT MODIFY THE MICROCLIMATE
BUILDING SERVICES II
UNIT I
1. EXPLAIN THE LAYOUT AND SPACE REQUIREMENT FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN
BUILDINGS
2. DISCUSS THE PURPOSE OF LIGHTING CONDUCTORS AND VARIOUS METHODS OF
EARTHING ARRANGEMENTS
3. DESCRIBE THE ELETRICAL WIRING SYSTEMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS WITH SKETCH
4. -----IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE---5. BRIEFLY EXPLAIN THE ELECTRICAL WIRING SYSTEM FOR A DOMESTIC BUILDING WITH
APPROPRIATE WIRING CONNECTION DIAGRAM
6. EXPLAIN THE SPACE REQUIREMENTS AND LAYOUT FOR COMMUNICATION AND DATA
SYSTEMS FOR A TWO FLOOR OFFICE BUILDING
UNIT II
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

EXPLAIN THE FOLLOWING: (i)DEPRECIATION FACTOR (ii)MSCP (iii)MHCP (iv)GLARE


EXPLAIN THE PRINCIPLES OF ILLUMINATION
EXPLAIN THE PRINCIPLES OF LIGHT WITH SKETCHES
EXPLAIN THE PRINCIPLES OF ILLUMINATION
ELABORATE DIFFERENT FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE VISUAL TASK IN A SHOPPING CENTRE
EXPLAIN THE PRINCIPLES OF ILLUMINATION. HOW TO ESTIMATE DESIRED ILLUMINATION
FOR AN EXHIBITION HALL?

UNIT III
1. EXPLAIN THE FACTORS GOVERNING THE SELECTION OF LIGHT SOURCES
2. EXPLAIN THE MANUFACTURERS DATA ON LUMINARIES AND COMPARE THE COST OF
LUMINARIES
3. EXPLAIN THE CHARACTERISTICS AND APPLICATIONS OF VARIOUS TYPES OF LAMPS
4. EXPLAIN THE USE OF MANUFACTURERS DATA ON LUMINARIES
5. BRIEFLY DESCRIBE THE CHARACTERISTICS AND APPLICATIONS OF VARIOUS ELECTRICAL
LIGHT SOURCES
6. HOW LUMINARIES ARE CLASSIFIED? WHAT ARE THEIR CHARACTERISTICS AND
APPLICATIONS?
UNIT IV
1. EXPLAIN THE STEPS INVOLVED IN THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF
PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
2. EXPLAIN THE FIVE GENERIC TYPES OF LIGHTING SYSTEM
3. EXPLAIN THE APPLICATIONS OF SOLAR ENERGY IN BUILDINGS
4. EXPLAIN SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION
5. BRIEFLY EXPLAIN THE VARIOUS STEPS INVOLVED IN THE LIGHTING DESIGN FOR VARIOUS
AREAS OF A SCHOOL
6. WHAT ARE THE SPECIAL FEATURES AND MINIMUM LEVEL OF ILLUMINATION REQUIRED FOR
DIFFERENT TYPES OF PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED PEOPLE

UNIT V
1. EXPLAIN THE COMPONENTS IN A TYPICAL GEARLESS ELEVATOR WITH NEAT SKETCH
2. DISCUSS THE FACTORS GOVERNING THE SELECTION OF VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
IN TALL BUILDINGS
3. EXPLAIN DIFFERENT TYPES OF ELEVATORS WITH SKETCHES
4. EXPLAIN THE FACTORS GOVERNING THE DESIGN OF HORIZONTAL MOVING WALKWAYS
5. BRIEFL EXPLAIN THE LIGHTING DESIGN CRITERIA FOR HORIZONTAL MOVING WALKWAYS IN
A MALL
6. ELABORATE THE MECHANICAL AND DIMENSIONAL DETAILS OF LIGHTING DESIGN FOR A
VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE IV


UNIT I
1. WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SURFACE DETAILING TECHNIQUES EMPLOYED IN
ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE
2. ILLUSTRATE AND EXPLAIN THE EVOLUTION OF TYPICAL INDIAN MOSQUE
3. DISCUSS THE EVOLUTION OF BUILDING TYPES WITH SKETCHES DURING ISLAMIC PERIOD
4. EXPLAIN THE PRINCIPLES, MATERIALS AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION OF ISLAMIC
ARCHITECTURE
5. EXPLAIN THE EVOLUTION OF BUILDING TYPES IN TERMS OF FORM AND FUNCTION DURING
THE SPREAD OF ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE
6. DISCUSS THE PRINCIPLES, STRUCTURE, MATERIALS, METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION,
ELEMENTS OF DECORATION, COLOR, GEOMETRY AND LIGHT OF ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE
WITH EXAMPLES
UNIT II
1. EXPLAIN ABOUT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO STANDARD PROTOTYPE TOMBS
DEVELOPED DURING THE LODI PERIOD WITH ANY ONE EXAMPLE FROM EACH WITH
SKETCHES
2. SLAVE DYNASTY HAS A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION IN THE IMPERIAL STYLE OF ARCHITECTURE.
BRIEFLY EXLAIN THIS CONTEXT WITH QUTB MINAR AS EXAMPLE
3. DISCUSS THE SOURCES AND INFLUENCES OF ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE IN INDIA WITH
EXAMPLE
4. EXPLAIN THE EVOLUTION OF ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE UNDER KHILJI DYNASTY
5. DISCUSS THE SOURCES AND INFLUENCES OF ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE IN INDIA
6. DISCUSS THE ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTER OF TOMBS IN PUNJAB WITH SKETCHES
UNIT III
1. GOL GUMBAZ OF BIJAPUR DEMONSTRATES UNIQUE STRUCTURAL EXPERIMENT. EXPLAIN IT
WITH NEAT SKETCHES
2. ELABORATE ON THE THREE PHASES OF ARCHITECTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN GUJARAT
PROVINCIAL STYLE, FOCUSSING ON THE ACHIEVEMENTS DURING THE SECOND PHASE
WITH RELEVANT EXAMPLES
3. OUTLINE THE ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTERS OF MUGHAL GARDENS
4. DISCUSS THE KNOWLEDGE OF MUGHAL RULERS IN CITY BUILDING WITH EXAMPLES
5. DISCUSS THE SHIFT OF ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE PROVINCES WITH EXAMPLES AND
CASE STUDIES
6. OUTLINE THE ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTER OF GOL GUMBAZ WITH SKETCHES
7. JAMI MASJID JAUNPUR
UNIT IV

1. HUMAYUNS TOMB IS AN OUTSTANDING LANDMARK IN DEVELOPMENT OF MUGHAL STYLE.


EXPLAIN.
2. SKETCH NEATLY THE TAJ MAHAL AT AGRA AND WRITE THE SALIENT FEATURES
3. DISCUSS THE CROSS CULTURAL INFLUENCES ACROSS INDIA WITH EXAMPLES
4. EXPLAIN THE EVOLUTION OF SECULAR ARCHITECTURE IN VARIOUS STATES WIT EXAMPLES
5. DISCUSS THE POLITICAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE MUGHALS AND DECLINE OF
MUGHAL EMPIRE IN INDIA
6. DISCUSS THE EXPERTISE OF THE MUGHAL RULERS IN CITY BUILDING AND GARDENS WITH
EXAMPLES
UNIT V
1. BRITISH COLONIAL ARCHITECTURE CONTINUED TO INDO SARACENIC PERIOD. WITH
VICTORIA TERMINUS, MUMBAI AS EXAMPLE SUPPORT THE ABOVE STATEMENT
2. PORTUGUESE ARCHITECTURE WITH TRADITIONAL INDIAN ARCHITECTURE SHOWCASED A
COLONIAL ERA. SUPPORT YOUR EXPLANATION FOCUSING ON GOA HOUSES.
3. DISCUSS THE EVOLUTION OF MOSQUE AND TOMB IN VARIOUS PHASES OF ISLAMIC RULE
IN OUR COUNTRY
4. DISCUSS THE EVOLUTION OF ISLAMIC RULE IN THE PROVINCES WITH ANY ONE EXAMPLE
5. OUTLINE THE ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTER OF DILWARA JAIN TEMPLE AT MOUNT ABU IN
RAJASTHAN WITH SKETCHES.
6. EXPLAIN THE ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTER OF SIKH ARCHITECTURE WITH EXAMPLES AND
SKETCHES.
DESIGN OF STRUCTURES I
UNIT I
1. DRAW A NEAT DIAGRAM OF THE MADRAS TERRACE ROOF WITH ALL DETAILS AND EXPLAIN
THE FUNCTIONS OF EACH PART
2. (i)ENUMERATE THE LOADS ON ROOF IN GENERAL AS PER CODE (ii)WRITE THE DESIGN
PROCEDURE FOR TIMBER BEAMS
3. (i) MENTION THE IMPORTANCES OF SEASONING OF TIMBER (ii)DRAW A NEAT DIAGRAM OF
THE MADRAS TERRACE ROOF AND MARK THE PARTS
4. (i)WRITE IN STEPS, THE PROCEDURE OF DESIGN OF TIMBER BEAMS (ii)COMPARE THE
TIMBER STRUCTURE MERITS AND DEMERITS WITH OTHER TYPES OF CONSTRUCTION
5. (i)WRITE BRIEFLY ABOUT THE VARIOUS FACTORS AFFECTING THE STRENGTH OF TIMBER
(ii)DETERMINE THE ALLOWABLE BEARING STRESS UNDER A WASHER 40mm X 5omm IN
SIZE WHICH IS USED ON A WOOD MEMBER AT AN ANGLE OF 40o TO THE GRAIN
6. DESIGN TIMBER BEAMS AND GIRDERS FOR THE ROOF OF A ROOM HAVING 6m X 8m
CLEAR DIMENSIONS. THE TIMBER IS SAL.THE ROOF COVERING CONSISTS OF TIMBER
PLANKS WITH EARTH AND BRICK TILES OVER THEM, SO THAT THE DEAD LOAD OF
ROOFING IS 2.4KN/M2.THE LIVE LOAD ON THE ROOF IS 1.5KN/M2
UNIT II
1. (i)DESCRIBE THE MODES OF FAILURE OF RIVETED JOINTS (ii)COMPARE RIVETED JOINTS
WITH WELDED JOINTS
2. A TIE IN A TRUSS CONSISTS OF A PAIR OF ANGLES ISA 90 X 60 X 10 mm WELDED ON
EITHER SIDE OF GUSSET PLATE 12mm THICK THROUGH THE LONGER LEGS. DESIGN THE
WELDED JOINT IF THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS IN ANGLES AND FILLET WELDS ARE 150 MPa
AND 108 MPa RESPECTIVELY
3. (i)DESCRIBE THE MODES OF FAILURE OF RIVETED JOINTS (ii)DESIGN A DOUBLE COVER
BUTT JOINT BETWEEN TWO MILD STEEL PLATES 200mm WIDE AND 18mm THICK
4. DESIGN A FILLET WELDED JOINT BETWEEN TWO PLATES OF SIZE 220 X 10 mm AND 280 X
10 mm
5. DESCRIBE THE TYPES OF WELD SHAPES AND SYMBOLS WITH NEAT SKETCHES
6. IN A 16m SPAN TRUSS, THE BOTTOM TIE ISA 60 X 60 X 6 IS SUBJECTED TO 52.5KN
TENSION, DESIGN A JOINT BETWEEN THE TIE AND GUSSET PLATE.

UNIT III
1. (i)EXPLAIN BEAM TO BEAM CONNECTION WITH NEAT SKETCH (ii)EXPLAIN BEAM TO
COLUMN CONNECTION WITH NEAT SKETCHES
2. A DISCONTINUOUS STRUT 1.75m LONG EFFECTIVE CONSISTS OF TWO EQUAL ANGLES ISA
50 X 50 X 6 mm. IT IS CONNECTED TO THE SAME SIDE OF GUSSET PLATE BY TWO RIVETS
ON EACH ANGLE AT BOTH ENDS. CALCULATE THE LOAD WHICH THIS STRUT CAN CARRY IF
YIELD STRESS OF STEEL IS 250 MPa
3. IN A TRUSS BRIDGE, A DIAGONAL CONSISTS OF A 14mm THICK FLAT CARRYING A PULL OF
400KN AND CONNECTED TO A GUSSET PLATE BY A DOUBLE COVER BUTT JOINT. THE
THICKNESS OF EACH COVERPLATE IS 8mm. DETERMINE THE NUMBER OF RIVETS AND THE
WIDTH OF FLAT REQUIRED. ARRANGE THE RIVETS IN DIAGONAL RIVETINGAND CALCULATE
THE EFFICIENCY OF THE JOINT
4. DESIGN AN END CONNECTION FOR A TENSION MEMBER MC 300 @ 36.3 kgf/m WITH A
12mm THICK GUSSET USING mg ANGLES AND 20mm DIA pds RIVETS.THE DESIGN LOAD
ON THE CHANNEL IS 560KN.
5. A DOUBLE ANGLE ISA 100 X 100 X 12 BACK TO BACK WELDED ON ONE SIDE OF AGUSSET
WITH 24mm RIVETS IS USED AS A TENSION MEMBER.DETERMINE THE ALLOWABLE
TENSILE FORCE ON THE MEMBER FOR AN ALLOWABLE TENSILE STRESS OF 150 MPa
6. A DOUBLE ANGLE ISA 75 X 75 X 8 BACK TO BACK RIVETED ON THE SAME SIDE OF 12mm
GUSSET PLATE WITH 20mm RIVETS IS MADE OF MILD STEEL fy = 250 MPa. DETERMINE
THE ALLOWABLE TENSILE LOAD ON THE MEMBER, NUMBER OF RIVETS AND LENGTH OF
OVERLAP ON THE GUSSET PLATE.

UNIT IV
1. DESIGN AN END CONNECTION FOR AN ANGLE ISA 125 X 75 X 10 mm THICK USING LEG
ANGLE WITH 18mm DIA SHOP RIVETS
2. DESIGN A TENSION SPLICE TO CONNECT TWO PLATES OF SIZE 300 X 18 mm AND 250 X 10
mm IF THE DESIGN LOAD IS 310 KN.
3. (i)WRITE SHORT NOTES ON EFFECTIVE LENGTHS AND END SUPPORTS OF COLUMNS WITH
NEAT DIAGRAMS (ii)DRAW NEAT SKETCHES OF VARIOUS FORMS OF COMPRESSION
MEMBERS
4. DESIGN A COMPRESSION MEMBER OF A ROOF TRUSS CARRYING A WIND LOAD OF 20KN
AND 4M LONG.
5. DESIGN A COLUMN USING TWO ELEMENTS JOINTED TOGETHER FOR A LOAD OF P=
1000KN AND LENGTH L= 8m HINGED AT TOP AND FIXED AT BASE. USE ISMB SECTIONS.
6. A 2m LONG STRUT IS BUILT UP OF TWO EQUAL ANGLES BACK TO BACK AS SHOWN IN FIG.
THE SIZE OF EACH ANGLE IS ISA 100 X 100 X 12 AND THEY ARE WELDED WITH SPACERS
AT A SPACING OF 500 mm. DETERMINE THE AXIAL CAPACITY OF THE STRUT.

UNIT V
1. DESIGN A SUITABLE SECTION FOR A BEAM GIRDER CARRYING UDL OF 60KN/M OVER AN
EFFECTIVE SPAN OF 14.3m. THE BEAM IS EFFECTIVELY RESTRAINED FOR LATERAL
BUCKLING.
2. DRAW NEAT SKETCHES OF VARIOUS TYPES OF ROOF TRUSSES FOR DIFFERENT SPANS AND
MARK THE FEATURES.
3. WRITE SHORT NOTES ON : (i)SLENDERNESS RATIO (ii) LAP JOINTS AND BUTT JOINTS
(iii)TENDION SPLICES (iv)AXIAL LOAD AND ECCENTRIC LOAD ON TENSION MEMBERS
4. DESIGN A FRAMED CONNECTION BETWEEN A BEAM SECTION MB 400 AND A COLUMN
SECTION SC 250 IF THE BEAM IS TO TRANSMIT AN END REACTION OF 150KN
5. A SIMPLY SUPPORTED BEAM IS TO CARRY A LOAD 25 KN/M. THE BEAM ENDS ARE RESTING
ON 300MM THICK WALLS WITH BEARING PLATES WITH CLEAR SPAN AS 8m.THE BEAM
SUPPORTS A FLOOR SLAB. DESIGN THE BEAM WITH STEEL fy =250MPa
6. A SIMPLY SUPPORTED BEAM OF SPAN 5m IS SUBJECTED TO A CONCENTRATED LOAD OF
125KN SUPERIMPOSED AT MID SPAN AS SHOWN IN FIG. DESIGN THE BEAM WITH ROLLED
STEEL SECTIONS OF fy=250MPa.

Important question for bm


Unit 1
Manufacture of cement
Grading sampling and analysising of coarse aggreagate
Unit 3
Types of concrete
Lightweight concrete
Unit 2
Formwork
Workability curing and guiting of concrete
Unit 4
Types of surface finishes
Process of Laying marble
Paints

Unit 5
Manufacturing of glass
Types of glass