MU Civil Engineering (Semester 5)
Transportation Engineering - 1
December 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(a) List five major ports and five inernational airports in india.
4 M
1(b) Define breakwater. Enlist its types.
4 M
1(c) Point out the difference between:
i) Junction and terminus
ii) Point and crossing
4 M
1(d) Explain VASI & PAPI.
4 M
1(e) What special care has to taken while constructing railway in marshy areas?
4 M

2(a) A 9 ° branch curve diverage out from a 8° main curve in an opposite direction in a MG yardlayout. If the speed on main line is restricted to 25 kmph, what would be the speed limit on branch line provided permissible deficiency is 5.1 cm.
8 M
2(b) Write a detailed note on Taxiway marking and lighting.
8 M
2(c) Which organizations may employ you after gaining the knowledge of this subject?
4 M

3(a) Calculate all the elements of a turnout on B.G track if N=8.5, d-13.3cm & angle of switch is 1° 8' 0".
10 M
3(b) Write a note on (Any one)
ii) Kandla port.
6 M
3(c) What are the advantages of constructing railway on embankment>
4 M

4(a) If the basic runway length fot an airport situated at an elevation of 180 metre is 800 metres, Find the actual runway length required if mean of average daily temperature and mean of maximum daily temperature is obtained as 36°C and 42°C respectively. Assume the effictive gradient of 2% on the runway.
10 M
4(b) Explain zoning laws for an airport.
6 M
4(c) List the various projects going on and planned to make rail commute in Mumbai easier.
4 M

5(a) Design an Exit Taxiway which joins a Runway and main parallel Taxiway with following data: Total angle of turning = 40°,
Turning speed = 75 kmph, Coefficient of friction = 0.12,
Radius of curvature = 750 metres.
Write notes on
i) Turning radius of an aircraft.
ii) Three controls of aircraft.
iii) Facilities to be provided at an airport terminal.
12 M

6(a) Define Interlocking and explain the principle of interlocking . Describe the various mechanical devices used for Interlocking.
10 M
6(b) State:
i) Location of only diamond crossing in India.
ii) Name of any 4 cities in India where local train service is provided.
iii) Facilities provided at a harbour.
iv) Length of runway of airport in Mumbai
v) Train in India having lonest runing distance.
10 M

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