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MU Civil Engineering (Semester 6)
Transportation Engineering - 2
December 2014
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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

1 (a) Explain camber & their types.
4 M
1 (b) Explain classification of road system in India as per modified Nagpur plan.
6 M
1 (c) Vehicle damage factor.
5 M
1 (d) Explain 'PIEV Theory' in traffic Engineering.
5 M

2 (a) A vertical summit curve is formed when an ascending gradient of 1 in 25 m another ascending gradient of 1 in 100. Find length of the summit curve to provide the required stopping sight distance for a design speed of 80 kmph.
10 M
2 (b) (a) What are the objects & scope of traffic engineering? Explain briefly.
5 M
2 (b) (b) Explain peripheral parking.
5 M

3 (a) Discuss following with neat sketches with respect to sub surface drainage.
i) Lowering of water table
ii) Control of seepage flow.
10 M
3 (b) A bridge has a liner water way of 150m across a stream whose natural water way is 220 m. If the average flood discharge is 1200m3/sec. Average flood depth is 3 m calculate afflux under the bridge.
10 M

4 (a) Discuss various test on aggregates for their suitability.
8 M
4 (b) Explain the factors affecting the selection of bridge site.
6 M
4 (c) What are the main objective of conducting origin & destination (O-D) studies stat at least four applications of O-D studies.
10 M

5 (a) Define & explain in brief the following terms related to pavement design.
ii) Vehicle Damage factor.
iii) Lane Distribution factor.
iv) Rigidity factor.
10 M
5 (b) Discuss various types of failures in rigid pavements.
10 M

6 (a) Draw a neat sketch of on rotary intersection state its advantages and disadvantages.
8 M
6 (b) State the various conflicts points. How their severity can be reduced.
8 M
6 (c) Explain any one test on bitumen.
4 M

Write short note on
7 (a) Factors to be considered while selecting a highway alignment.
5 M
7 (b) Difference between used in bitumen & tar.
5 M
7 (c) Types of bearing used in bridges.
5 M
7 (d) Rotary Island.
5 M

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