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Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam University BE Civil Engineering Structural Design-III [CE-803] Aug-Sep 2020 Question Paper

Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam University Old Question Papers

Bachelor of Engineering

Eighth Semester Main Examination, Aug-Sep 2020

Structural Design-III [CE-803]


Time: 3:00 Hrs Max Marks 70

Note: i) Attempt any five questions out of eight.

ii) All questions carry equal marks.

iii) Answer should be precise & to be point only.

iv) Assume suitable data if necessary & state them clearly.

Q.1 (a) Design the container of a circular hemispherical bottom water tank for capacity of

175000 liters. Sketch the details.

(b) Write the difference between self supporting and guyed chimney.

Q.2 (a) Write a short on wind load, calculation for chimney.

(b) Design coal bunker to hold 35 metric tone coal, unit weight of coal is 12KN/M3 and angle of

friction is 300. Sketch the details.

Q.3 (a) Design an elevated rectangular tank having a capacity of 125000 liters. The tank is

open at the top the height of staging is 12m up to the top of the column. Sketch the details.

(b) Write detailed notes on the following –

i) Design of pressed steel tank

ii) Design of stand pipe.

Q.4 Discuss the design of chimney base. A self supporting steel chimney is of height 50m

above foundation and its diameter at top is 4.0m .thickness of fire brick lining is 115 mm and this is

supported by chimney has two breech openings. The chimney is situated in Indore the topography of

the site is flat and the location is of terrain category 2.compute wind loads on different zones

of chimney and design plates of lowest zones.

Q.5 (a) What is retaining wall? Describe various type and structural behavior of retaining wall?

Describe various types of foundation? Design raft foundation with neat sketch?

(b) Define the following

i) End bearing for steel bridges

ii) Types of trusses

Q.6 (a) Write the steps of designing of hopper portion of silo.

(b) Write short note on -

i) Lining material used for chimney

ii) Analysis of towers

Q.7 (a) Write details notes on roller bearing and rocker bearing.

(b) Write design steps with all technical details of pressed steel tank.

Q.8 (a) Write difference between bunker and silo.

(b) Discuss the component of bunker and Design of stiffness in bunker


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