# CE2403 Basics of Dynamics and Aseismic Design Nov Dec 2013 Question Paper

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Question Paper Code : 31217
Anna University Chennai
B.E / B.Tech Degree Examination, November / December 2013
Seventh Semester
Civil Engineering
CE2403 / CE 73 / 10111 CE 703 Basics of Dynamics and Aseismic Design
(Common to PTCE 2403 - Basics of Dynamics and Aseismic Design for B.E (Part-Time) Fifth Semester Civil Engineering - Regulation 2009)
(Regulation 2008 / 2010)
Time : 3 hours
Maximum : 100 Marks
Use of IS 1893-2002 is permitted
Part A - (10 x 2 = 20 marks)

1. Distinguish between free and forced vibration
2. What are the various types of dynamic load?
3. State D’Alembert’s principle
4. What is meant by degree of freedom of a dynamic system
5. What is the difference between intensity and magnitude of earthquake
6. What is modified Mercalli scale?
7. What is called ductility factor?
8. Define response spectrum of an earthquake
9. What is the main function of base isolators
10. What is meant by energy dissipation capacity?

Part B - (5 x 16 = 80 marks)
11. (a) Derive the equation of motion of single degree of freedom for free vibration to find out natural frequency and angular frequency
Or
(b) Define and discuss the following:
(i) Critical damping
(ii) Damped circular frequency

12. (a) Explain with neat examples of Multi-Degree-of-Freedom-systems
(or)
(b) Derive orthogonality relation between modal shapes of a two degrees of freedom

13. (a) Write in detail about Seismograph with neat schematic diagram and their classifications
(or)
(b)Explain plate tectonics theory and its mechanism

14. (a) Explain briefly about response spectrum and design spectrum
(or)
(b) Define liquefaction. What are the factors that affect liquefaction? What are the measures taken to reduce possibility of liquefaction?

15. (a) Write in brief on the design philosophy and methodology of earthquake resistant design
(or)
(b) Define seismic active control methods and its concepts

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