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Previous Year Exam Questions of CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT of BPUT - CEPM by Verified Writer

  • CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT - CEPM
  • 2017
  • PYQ
  • Biju Patnaik University of Technology Rourkela Odisha - BPUT
  • Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech
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Registration No: Total Number of Pages: 02 B.Tech PCI3D002 3rdSemester Regular Examination 2017-18 Construction Planning Management BRANCH: CIVIL Time: 3 Hours Max Marks: 100 Q.CODE: B1220 Answer Question No.1 and 2 which are compulsory and any four from the rest. The figures in the right hand margin indicate marks. Q1 a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) Q2 a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) Q3 a) b) Q4 a) b) Answer the following questions: In sinking fund method, the general expression for the annual depreciation for any year (m) is -------- . FIDIC describes the procedure for additional claims under section ------- . Earliest finish time = ------ + ------- . Three major quality control methods commonly used on construction projects are ------, ------ and ------ . Quality costs = ------ + ------- . In VED analysis, the items are classified into ------, ------ and -----categories. What is BOQ? What is Slack? State whether True or False: When time is the essence of contract, penalty can be charged for delayed completion. If the early occurrence time and the late occurrence time for the starting and finishing events of an activity are same, the activity is always a critical activity. (2 x 10) Answer the following questions: Write some of the benefit/cost criteria for evaluation of alternatives. What is work order? What do you mean by EMD? What is the significance of critical path? What is ABC analysis? What is NIT? List out the different types of subcontracts. What are the major quality control methods commonly used on construction projects? What do you mean by payback period? What are different problems associated with project scheduling? (2 x 10) An alternative, A requires an initial investment of Rs.500,000/- and an annual expense of Rs. 250,000/- for the next 10 years. Alternative B, on other hand, requires an initial investment of Rs.750,000/- and an annual expense of Rs. 200,000/- for the next 10 years. Which alternative would you prefer if interest rate were 10%. Describe the functions of materials management. ` Briefly discuss about the essential documents that a construction contract comprises. Describe the salient features of FIDIC form of contract. (10) (5) (10) (5)

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Q5 a) b) Q6 a) What are the safety related problems in the Indian construction industry? What are the various hazards associated with the construction industry as regards safety? Discuss the different ISO standards for quality. (10) For the data given in the table, Find (a) Critical path and earliest time to complete the project, and (b) early and late start, early and late finish, for all. (10) Activity A B C D E F G H I J K L Q7 Q9 Predecessor(s) --A A B B,C B,C D F F E G,I H,J Successor(s) B,C D,E,F E,F G J H,I K L K L ----- b) What are the various types of check lists and inspections reports that have to be designed to ensure proper monitoring and control of quality assurance on the job? (5) a) The initial cost of an equipment is Rs. 1100/-, Salvage value is Rs. 100/-,Life of equipment is 5 years. The rate of interest for sinking fund is 8%. Calculate the yearly depreciation and book value at the end of each year by i) Decline balance method and ii) Sinking fund method. What are the factors behind the selection of construction equipment? (10) (10) b) What is pre-qualification of contractors, and what criterion is applied for taking a decision by the client? What is arbitration? Write its advantages. a) b) Write short notes on a) Turnkey contract b) Lump sum contract What do you mean by Total Quality Management? (10) (5) b) Q8 Duration(weeks) 3 4 6 4 5 5 5 3 8 9 7 6 (5) a) (5) (5)

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