VTU Civil Engineering (Semester 7)
Estimation & Valuation
May 2016
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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 The Fig. Q1(a) shows the detail of a residential building with a ceiling height of 3.5m. Workout the quantities for following items.
a. Earthwork in excavation for foundation in ordinary soil @ Rs 211/cum
b. Plinth concrete of DDC 1:2:4: at the rate of Rs 4200/cum
c. 1st class brick work in CM 1:6 for superstructure at rate of Rs 3500/cum
d. Ceiling plastering at rate of Rs 189/sqm
D1 = 0.9 × 2.1 m, D2 = 1.2 × 2.1 m
W1 = 1.5 × 1.35 m, W2 = 1.2 × 1.35 m, W3 = 1.2 × 1.35 m
V = 0.9 × 1.2.
40 M

2 Write detailed specification for any three of the following:
a. B. B masonary in cm 1:6 for superstructure
b.RCC roof slab with CC1:1½ : 3
c. Size stone masonry in CM 1:6 for basement
d. Ceiling plastering in CM 1:4
15 M

3 Workout from the first principles the rate analysis for any three of the following:
a. Size stone masonry for foundation in CM 1:8
b. BED concrete CC 1:4:8 for foundation
c. Burnt brick masonry for superstructure in CM 1:6
d. 12Mm thick plastering for superstructure
15 M

4(a) What is an estimate? Briefly explain different types of estimate.
7 M
Briefly explain (any two)
4(b)(i) Security deposit and EMD
4 M
4(b)(ii) Tender and quotation
4 M
4(b)(iii) Work charged establishment
4 M

5(a) Briefly explain contract and different types of contract.
7 M
Briefly explain (any two)
5(b)(i) Administrative approval and technical sanction
4 M
5(b)(ii) Measurement book and schedule o rates
4 M
5(b)(iii) Measurement book and schedule o rates
4 M

6(a) What is meant by specification? Explain briefly types of the specification.
7 M
6(b) Explain briefly purpose of valuation. What are the methods of valuation? Explain briefly.
8 M

7 Estimate the cost of RCC slab in CC 1: 1½ : 3 over a room of internal size 3m × 4m.
Also calculate the quantity of materials required, given
Slab thickness : 15cm
Steel reinforcement :
Main steel : 10mm ϕ at 150mm C/C
Distribution steel : 8mm ϕ at 200mm C/C
Assume local prevailing rates and 30 cm wall thickness.
15 M

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