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Previous Year Exam Questions for Building Materials and Building Construction - BMBC of 2018 - BPUT by Bput Toppers

  • Building Materials and Building Construction - BMBC
  • 2018
  • PYQ
  • Biju Patnaik University of Technology Rourkela Odisha - BPUT
  • Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech
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Registration No : Total Number of Pages : 01 B.Tech PCCE4203 3rd Semester Back Examination 2018-19 BUILDING MATERIALS AND BUILDING CONSTRUCTION BRANCH : CIVIL Time : 3 Hours Max Marks : 70 Q.CODE : E994 Answer Question No.1 which is compulsory and any FIVE from the rest. The figures in the right hand margin indicate marks. Q1 a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) Answer the following questions : Distinguish between OPC and PPC. What do you mean by 43 grade cement? State some mechanical properties of coarse aggregates. Distinguish between accelerator and retarder. What do you mean by workability of concrete? Differentiate between king closure and queen closure. In what situation, pile foundation is recommended? What do you mean by rubble masonry? Explain the term, dado. What is the difference between enamel painting and distempering? Q2 a) b) Describe any suitable method of manufacture of cement. State the characteristics of rapid hardening cement. (7) (3) Q3 a) b) Explain the properties of a good mortar. What is the importance of water-cement ratio in mix-design? Explain in brief. (5) (5) Q4 a) b) What are the common defects of plastering? Explain the remedies in brief. Discuss the steps of construction of a terrazzo flooring. (5) (5) Q5 a) b) Distinguish between single flemish bond and double flemish bond with figures. Explain the special features of reinforced brick wall. (5) (5) Q6 a) b) What are the essential requirements of a good staircase? Explain the typical features of dog legged stair case. (5) (5) What are the causes and effects of dampness in buildings? Describe the materials and methods used for prevention of dampness. (10) Q7 Q8 a) b) c) d) Write short answer on any TWO : Chemical constituents of cement Mix design Characteristics of first class brick Balustrade (2 x 10) (5 x 2)

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