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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University MTECH III SEM (SE) Design of Tall Structures [MTSE302(2)] Dec 2020 Question Paper

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University

Master of Technology

Third Semester Main Examination, Dec-2020

Design of Tall Structures [MTSE302(2)]

Time: 3:00 Hrs Max Marks 70

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

(ii) All questions carry equal marks.

(iii) Assume suitable data if necessary and state them clearly.

Q.1 (a) A chimney of height 80 m is proposed to be built over a hill top at Jaipur. The height of

the hill is 600 m and it has a gradient of 1:4.5. The horizontal approach is 2 km from G.L.

Calculate the design wind pressure.

(b) Explain Khosla's Theory.

Q.2 (a) Explain the Various bracing used in tower.

 (b) Write down the design of flanged shear wall.

Q.3 (a) What is the difference between static and dynamic loads acting on tall structure?

(b) Explain in detail Regorlans method.

Q.4 (a) What is tabular structure and how this behaves under lateral load?

 (b) Discuss Khan and sbarro unit method.

Q.5 (a) Explain the modeling for approximate and accurate analysis of a tall structure.

 (b) Explain approximate method analysis for wind forces.

Q.6 (a) Write down the uncertainties in earthquake design.

 (b) Discuss the design criteria for T.V. towers.

Q.7 (a) Give case study of any tall structure.

 (b) Write down the uncertainties in earthquake design.

Q.8 (a) What is Hydrodynamic analysis of elevated water tank and codal provisions for this?

 (b) Write in detail about the characteristics of wind and earthquake forces.

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