# Download VTU BE 2020 Jan CE Question Paper 15 Scheme 6th Sem 15CV653 Alternative Building Materials

Download Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) BE ( Bachelor of Engineering) Civil Engineering 15 Scheme 2020 January Previous Question Paper 6th Sem 15CV653 Alternative Building Materials

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Sixth Semester B.E. Degree Examination, D 441
Alternative Building Materials
Time: 3 hrs. Max. Marks: 80
Note: Answer any FIVE full questions, choosing ONE full question from each module.
Module-1
1 a. Discuss the environmental issues concerned to the building materials. (08 Marks)
b. Compute the energy embodied in a wall made of burnt bricks with cement mortar 1:6. The
wall is 5x3x0.23m. Take energy in burnt Brick is 4.25 Mi; energy in cement mortar 1:6 as
1296 MJ. If this wall is build with SMB of size 230x190x100mm using CM 1:6. What is the
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saving in energy in building material if energy per block is 2.60 Mi. (08 Marks)
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2 a. Illustrate the concept of green buildings and rating systems as per 1GBC. (08 Marks)
b. Distinguish the various environmental friendly and cost effective building technologies.
(08 Marks)
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3 a. Discuss the characteristics of building blocks used for wall construction. (08 Marks)
b. Elaborate the various step involved in manufacturing of SMB blocks. (08 Marks)
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4 a. What are the various factors affecting the compressive strength of masonry? Explain them

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briefly (08 Marks)
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b. Design an interior cross wall axially loaded of a 2 storied building to carry 100 mm thick
RCC slabs with 3m ceiling height. The wall is unstiffened and it supports 2.65m wide
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slab. L.L. on the roof is 1.5 kN/m
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, L.L. on floor = 2 kN/m
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weight of 80mm thick
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terrace = 1.96 kN/rr. Weight of floor finish = 0.2 kN/m
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. Take density of ?
concrete = 25 kN/m
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Module-3
5 a. Explain the process of making Lime Pozzolona Cement. (08 Marks)
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b. List the different manufacturing process of fibre reinforced plastics and explain any two
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with neat sketch. (08 Marks)
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o 6 a. Explain the different types of fibres used in fibre reinforced concrete. (08 Marks)
8 b. List the various types of agro and industrial wastes and explain its properties. (08 Marks)
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Module-4
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7 a. Explain the alternative technologies used for foundation and walls construction. (08 Marks)
b. Explain Ferrocement and Ferroconcrete. (08 Marks)
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8 a. Explain the filler slab concept of alternative roofing system. (08 Marks)
b. Explain the Mivan construction technique. (08 Marks)
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USN
Sixth Semester B.E. Degree Examination, D 441
Alternative Building Materials
Time: 3 hrs. Max. Marks: 80
Note: Answer any FIVE full questions, choosing ONE full question from each module.
Module-1
1 a. Discuss the environmental issues concerned to the building materials. (08 Marks)
b. Compute the energy embodied in a wall made of burnt bricks with cement mortar 1:6. The
wall is 5x3x0.23m. Take energy in burnt Brick is 4.25 Mi; energy in cement mortar 1:6 as
1296 MJ. If this wall is build with SMB of size 230x190x100mm using CM 1:6. What is the
t
o.

saving in energy in building material if energy per block is 2.60 Mi. (08 Marks)
to
=
OR
2 a. Illustrate the concept of green buildings and rating systems as per 1GBC. (08 Marks)
b. Distinguish the various environmental friendly and cost effective building technologies.
(08 Marks)
? Y Module-2
o
c
3 a. Discuss the characteristics of building blocks used for wall construction. (08 Marks)
b. Elaborate the various step involved in manufacturing of SMB blocks. (08 Marks)
? o
tf1
c
OR
;
75
4 a. What are the various factors affecting the compressive strength of masonry? Explain them

?
-0
? c
briefly (08 Marks)
CZ CZ
b. Design an interior cross wall axially loaded of a 2 storied building to carry 100 mm thick
RCC slabs with 3m ceiling height. The wall is unstiffened and it supports 2.65m wide
? ?
slab. L.L. on the roof is 1.5 kN/m
-
, L.L. on floor = 2 kN/m
2
weight of 80mm thick
0 ?
terrace = 1.96 kN/rr. Weight of floor finish = 0.2 kN/m
2
. Take density of ?
concrete = 25 kN/m
3
. (08 Marks)
. 2
Module-3
5 a. Explain the process of making Lime Pozzolona Cement. (08 Marks)
? ?
b. List the different manufacturing process of fibre reinforced plastics and explain any two
5 4
0
0
with neat sketch. (08 Marks)
a to
--- Tts
OR
E
o 6 a. Explain the different types of fibres used in fibre reinforced concrete. (08 Marks)
8 b. List the various types of agro and industrial wastes and explain its properties. (08 Marks)
. .
(,)
??
Module-4
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7 a. Explain the alternative technologies used for foundation and walls construction. (08 Marks)
b. Explain Ferrocement and Ferroconcrete. (08 Marks)
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OR
8 a. Explain the filler slab concept of alternative roofing system. (08 Marks)
b. Explain the Mivan construction technique. (08 Marks)
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Module-5
9 a.
Explain the equipments used for the compaction of concrete.
b. Discus the equipments used for production of SMB locks.
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10 a. What are the moulds and methods for production of precast elements?
b. Explain the cost saving techniques adopted in buildings.
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