# Download GTU B.Tech 2020 Summer 6th Sem 2160603 Railway, Bridge And Tunnel Engineering Question Paper

Download GTU (Gujarat Technological University Ahmedabad) B.Tech/BE (Bachelor of Technology/ Bachelor of Engineering) 2020 Summer 6th Sem 2160603 Railway, Bridge And Tunnel Engineering Previous Question Paper

Seat No.: ________
Enrolment No.___________
GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
BE - SEMESTER? VI EXAMINATION ? SUMMER 2020
Subject Code: 2160603 Date:26/10/2020
Subject Name: RAILWAY, BRIDGE & TUNNEL ENGINEERING
Time: 10:30 AM TO 01:00 PM Total Marks: 70
Instructions:
1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q.1
(a) Compare railway transportation and road transportation
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(b) Define and state the effect of creep. Explain theory of creep.
04

(c) Define and explain the following : Ruling Gradient, super elevation, cant
07
deficiency, negative super elevation , grade compensation
Q.2
(a) Draw a neat sketch of Right hand turn out in railways.
03

(b) Differentiate between (i) Station and Yard (ii) Junction and Terminal station
04

(c) Describe in detail the Safety in railways ? accidents and remedial measures..
07

OR

(c) Describe in detail the Interlocking of. signals and points
07
Q.3
(a) Cross section of Permanent way a railway track in embankment..
03

(b) Explain the stages of construction of new railway line.
04
road is 3675 vehicles/Hour . All red time for pedestrian is 12 seconds. Design
two phase signal by Webster method.

(c) Describe in detail the drainage, maintenance works for a railway track
07

OR

Q.3
(a) Enlist the points to be considered for the site selection for construction of a
03
bridge.

(b) Enlist the function of bearing in the bridge. Explain rocker and roller bearing
04

(c) Explain the following (i) Abutment (ii) Bearing (iii) Afflux (iv) Ease water

(v) cut water (vi) Economic span of bridge (vii) wing wall
07
Q.4
(a) Enlist and explain the advantages of various temporary and movable

bridges
03

(b) Describe the method of erection of steel girder bridge
04

(c)
Discuss the methods of testing and strengthening of bridges.
07

OR

Q.4
(a) Give classification of Tunnels with respect to shape and purposel.
03

(b) Write short note on " Safety Precautions in tunneling"
04

(c) Discuss in detail the river training works . with neat sketches
07

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Q.5
(a) State the importance of the alignment of a tunnel and Shafts
03

(b) Explain with neat sketch one method of Tunneling in Hard Rock .
04

(c) Discuss about (i) Tunnel lining (ii) Lighting in tunnels
07

OR

Q.5
(a) Why drainage is necessary in tunnel, explain one method of drainage system.
03

(b) Explain with neat sketch one method of Tunneling in Soft ground
04

(c) Discuss with neat sketch the method for ventilation during tunnel construction
07
and the measures taken for dust control.
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