VTU Civil Engineering (Semester 7)
Estimation & Valuation
December 2014
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(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1 Prepare a detailed estimate for a residential building shown in Fig Q1(i) and Q1(iii) for the following in terms of work. Prepare an abstract also,
i) Earth work excavation for foundation in hard soil @ Rs. 100/- m3
CC bed 1:4:8 for walls @ Rs. 2250/- m3.
iii) SSM with CM 1:4 in foundation and basement @ Rs. 3500/- m3
iv) CC plinth 1:2:4 @ Rs. 3900/- m3
v) BBM walls with CM 1:6 for superstructure @ 4000/- m3.
Refer PDF for diagram
40 M

2 The details of manhole is shown in Fig. Q2. Estimate the quantities of the following in terms of work.
i) Earthwork excavation.
ii) C.C. Bed with 1:3:6
iii) First class brick work in CM 1:4
iv) 20 mm thick cement mortar plaster.
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3 Write the detailed specification for any three of the following:
i) Earth work
ii) Damp proof course 25mm thick in CM 1: 1 1/2: 3
iii) First class brick work in superstructures in CM 1:6
iv) Cement plastering in CM 1:4.
15 M

4 What is an estimate? Classify the types of estimate. Explain them with their limitations.
15 M

5 Carry out the rate analysis or any three of the following:
i) CC 1:4:8 for foundation bed.
ii) Coursed rubble stone masonry in CM for 1:6 foundation.
iii) 12 mm thick cement plastering in CM 1:6
iv) 75 mm thick cement concrete flooring with CC 1:4:8.
15 M

6 Estimate the cost of earthwork for a portion of the road from the following data. Formation width of the road is 10m. Side Slopes are 2:1 in filling aid 1.5:1 in cutting. The cost filling is RS. 180/m3 and cutting Rs. 120/m3.
Chainage, m 0 40 80 120 160 200 240 280
RL of GL, m 100.6 100.2 99.8 100.2 100.8 101.9 102.4 102.5
RL of formation level, m 101 →Raising Gradient 1 in 400→
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7 Write short notes on any three of the following:
i) Day work
ii) Schedule of rates
iii) Administrative approval
iv) Earnest money deposite.
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