# Download GTU B.Tech 2020 Summer 8th Sem 2180611 Construction Management Question Paper

Download GTU (Gujarat Technological University Ahmedabad) B.Tech/BE (Bachelor of Technology/ Bachelor of Engineering) 2020 Summer 8th Sem 2180611 Construction Management Previous Question Paper

Seat No.: ________
Enrolment No.___________
GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
BE - SEMESTER?VIII EXAMINATION ? SUMMER 2020
Subject Code: 2180611

Date: 29/10/2020
Subject Name: Construction Management
Time:02.30 pm to 05.00 pm Total Marks: 70
Instructions:
1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

MARKS
Q.1
(a) Define the Following:
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(1) Network (2) Work Breakdown Structure
(3) Cost Slope

(b) What guidelines should be considered while creating a work
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breakdown structure?

(c) Enlist and explain the attributes leading to success and failure of a
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project.

Q.2
(a) Which are the applications of funds flow statements?
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(b) Discuss ABC analysis for material management.
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(c) What is the difference between quality assurance & quality control
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in construction projects?

OR

(c) What is value engineering? Illustrate the application of value
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engineering for a typical project of your choice.
Q.3
(a) Define float. Differentiate free float and total float.
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(b) How should the Project Manager use Float on the project?
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(c) A construction company purchases 12,000 bags of cement annually.
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Each bag of cement costs Rs. 350/- and the cost incurred in
procuring each lot is Rs. 200. The cost of carrying is 25 %. What is
the most economical order quantity? What is the average inventory
level?

OR

Q.3
(a) Differentiate between network diagram and time grid diagram.
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(b) Discuss with suitable example use of time grid diagram.
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(c) Differentiate between CPM and PERT.
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Q.4
(a) Define: Value, cost and Worth.
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(b) Explain working capital and its management.
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(c) Illustrate with example the method of Graphical Solution to a Linear
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Programming Problem.

OR

Q.4
(a) List the principles of safety in construction industry.
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(b) Explain the accident causation theory.
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(c) The following details are available regarding a project. Determine
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the critical path, the critical activities and the project completion time.
Q.5
(a) What is linear programming? State its uses.
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(b) What are the advantages and limitations in using linear
04
programming in construction management?

(c) Discuss in brief, the resource allocation. Describe the methods for
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it.

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Q.5
(a) Explain the term `Job Layout'.
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(b) What are the factors affecting Job Layout?
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(c) Write short note on (i) Bar Chart (ii) Cost time Tradeoff.
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