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SPPU First Year Engineering (Semester 1)
Basic Civil and Environmental Engineering (BCEE)
December 2016
Total marks: --
Total time: --
INSTRUCTIONS
(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

Solve any one question from Q.1(a,b,c) & Q.2(a,b,c)
1(a) Explain in brief the general role of civil engineer in any construction work.
4 M
1(b) State comaparison between Load Bearing structure and Framed Structure.
4 M
1(c) State any four Practical Application of Fluid Mechanics
4 M

2(a) Explain in brief the importance of Project Management.
4 M
2(b) What is combined footing? Under what situations it is constructed?
4 M
2(c) Explain in brief the advantages and disadvantages of Pre-stressed Cement Concrete.
4 M

Solve any one question from Q.3(a,b,c) & Q.4(a,b,c)
3(a) The following consecutive readings were taken with a level and 4 m leveling staff at a common interval of 30m. The readings are, 1.045, 0.895, 1.915, 2.165, 1.435, 0.915, 1.715, 2.165, 3.985 The level was shifted after Second, Fifth and Seventh reading. The first reading was taken on Permanent Benchmark. The RL of last point was found to be 835.914m. Calculate the Reduced Levels of remaining Staff stations by Collimation Plane Method. Apply Usual Arithmetic check.
6 M
3(b) State various Natural Resources. Explain any one brief.
3 M
3(c) What do you mean by EIA? Why it is necessary?
3 M

4(a) Explain in brief the procedure of determining the area of an irregular figure by Digital Planimeter.
4 M
4(b) State difference between Plan and Map. Give two suitable examples of each.
4 M
4(c) Write a short note Electronic Waste and methods of Disposal of E-Waste.
4 M

Solve any one question from Q.5(a,b,c) & Q.6(a,b,c)
5(a) "Privacy is the improtant principle of planning". Comment on the statement.
5 M
5(b) Write a short note on Green Building.
4 M
5(c) Define:
1) Carpet Area
2) Built Up Area
3) FSI
4) Orientation.
4 M

6(a) A plot owner has purchased a rectangular plot, whose perimeter is 108 m and breadth is 20m. He wants to construct Ground+One storeyed bungalow. As per Rules Permissible FSI is 1.50, Front Margin is 3m and all other margins are 2.0m, calculate the possible construction o Ground Floor and First Floor.
5 M
6(b) What is Roominess? How it is achieved during planning of Building?
4 M
6(c) What do you mean by Elegance of building? What are the various ways of achieving it.
4 M

Solve any one question from Q.7(a,b,c) & Q.8(a,b,c)
7(a) Define Noise. State various sources of noise. Also state the ill effects of noise of human health.
4 M
7(b) State various conventional sources of energy. Explain in brief the need of developing alternative to conventional sources of energy.
5 M
7(c) State various Green House gases. What are the ill effects of Green house gases on environment?
4 M

8(a) Write a short note on Air Pollution.
4 M
8(b) Explain in brief the mechanism of production of Bio-Gas Energy.
5 M
8(c) Write short note on Geothermal Energy.
4 M

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