Annamalai University 2014 December Question Paper B.Sc. Construction Management : Transportation And Traffic Management

Annamalai University 2014 december question paper
B.Sc. DEGREE EXAMINATION December 2014
(CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT)
(FOURTH SEMESTER)
430: TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT
Time: Three hours Maximum: 75 marks
Answer ALL questions (5 × 15 = 75)
UNIT-I
1. a) Explain the necessity and objects of highway planning. (5)
b) Write notes on IRC and NHAI. (10)
(OR)
2. a) Calculate the stopping sight distance with the design speed of
100kmph for a 2way traffic roads and one way traffic roads, take the
reaction time of driver as 2.5s and coefficient of friction as 0.36.
(10)
b) What is the extra widening of pavements and analyse it. (5)
UNIT-II
3. a) What are the various objects and applications of spot speed studies? (7)
b) What are the different causes of accidents? Discuss briefly. (8)
(OR)
4. a) What are the advantages and disadvantages of traffic signals? (8)
b) What are the various types of traffic markings commonly used? What
are the uses of each?
(7)
UNIT-III
5. a) What are the various types of traffic islands used? Explain the uses of
each.
(7)
limitations.
(8)
(OR)
6. a) Explain briefly the various design factors that are to be considered in
rotary intersection design.
(15)
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UNIT-IV
7. a) Define permanent way and discuss briefly the main requirements of an
ideal permanent way.
(8)
b) Write notes on spikes and bearing plates. (7)
(OR)
8. a) A curve of 5″ is situated on a section of B.G. The maximum permissible
speed in the section is 50kmph. Find out the amount of equilibrium
cant?
(7)
b) Draw a neat sketch of left hand turnout and show its various parts.
Explain their parts.
(8)
UNIT-V
9. a) Calculate the actual length of runway for the following site conditions.
Elevation =+1500m
Reference temperature =30Âºc
Basic runway length = 1900m.
(10)
b) Discuss the factors influencing the aircraft characteristics. (5)
(OR)
10. Write short notes on:
a) Airport zoning
b) Wind rose diagram
c) Airport lighting
(5)
(5)
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