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Highway Engineering HE 5th Sem/Civil/May 2015 Diploma PSBTE Paper
Q1. Fill in the Blanks 15×1=15
I . The privilege to use road by the traffic is termed as ________
II. NHAI is working under the guidance of ______________
III. The ruling gradient recommended in plain area is _______________ .
IV. Carriage way is protected by well constructed ______________ .
V. Crushed rock is a _________ road aggregate.
VI. Bitumen and ________ are most commonly used binders.
VII. WBM road is an example of _________________ .
VIII. Joints are required to be constructed in ___________ roads.
IX. Cement stabilization reduces ___________ characteristics of clayey soils.
X. Hair pin bend is located on a hill side having __________ slope.
XI. The removal of rain water from surface of the road is termed as ______.
XII. Capillary rise reduces _____________ of sub grade.
XIII. The rollers used for compacting cohesive soils is ______________
XIV. A large space erected at the airport for housing aircrafts is called _____.
XV. The portion of airport adjacent to hangers used for loading & unloading of aircrafts is called ______________
Q2. Attempt any five questions. 5×6=30
I. Define Indian road congress & what are its functions.
II. Write short note on camber & why it is provided.
III. Define stopping & passing sight distance.
IV. What are the requirements of an ideal road alignment.
V. Define cutback & emulsion.
VI. What are causes of landslides.
VII. What is super elevation & why it is provided.
VIII. What are causes of failure of bituminous roads.
IX. Write short note on Taxiway.
Q3. Attempt any three questions. 3×10=30
i. Explain the factors controlling the alignment of road in plain area.
ii. Write the notes on following terms
a) Right of way b) Camber c) Overtaking sight distance d) Cutback e) Formation width.
iii. Explain the different joints provided in rigid pavements.
iv. Define soil erosion and explain the methods to control soil erosion.
v. What is soil stabilization? What are the different methods of soil s Stabilization?
Indian road congress and its functions.
Short note on camber & why it is provided.
Stopping & passing sight distance.
Requirements of an ideal road alignment.
Cutback & emulsion.
Causes of landslides.
Super elevation & why it is provided.
Causes of failure of bituminous roads.
Short note on Taxiway.
Highway Engineering HE 5th Sem/Civil/ May 2015 Diploma PSBTE Paper
Explain different types of curves provided on highways.
Softening point test with neat sketch.
What is Subgrade Soil ? What is its function? Explain CBR test to evaluate the strength of soil subgrade.
Subgrade Soil and its function
Explain CBR test to evaluate the strength of soil subgrade.
Water bond macadam roads and procedure for its construction.
Cross section of hill road in cutting showing its various parts
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