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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University MTECH II SEM (MTSE) Advance Concrete Technology [MTSE203] June 2021 Question Paper

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University

Master of Technology

Second Semester Examination, June-2021

Advance Concrete Technology [MTSE203]

Time: 3:00 Hrs Max Marks 70

Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Q.1 (a) Describe Ferro cement and fiber reinforced concrete.

(b) Discuss various factors influencing the choice of mix design. Discuss any

one method of mix design

Q.2 (a) What is the difference between workability and consistency “Explain the

method or determination?

 (b) Explain stability mobility and compatibility or concrete.

Q.3 (a) Describe different manufacturing steps for concrete.

(b) Discuss various factors influencing the choice of mix design. Discuss any

one method of mix design.

Q.4 (a) What is high performance concrete? Discuss.

 (b) Write notes on the following:-

(i) Shrinkage and creep of hardened concrete

(ii) Concrete at low temperate

Q.5 (a) Write short notes on only two of the following:-

(i) Non destruction testing of concrete.

(ii) Special concrete and their properties.

(iii) Compaction of concrete.

 (b) What is the effect of water cement ratio on strength of concrete? What is

Abram’s law? What are its limitations?

Q.6 (a) Discuss the properties of special concrete

(b) How does the strength of concrete vary with age? What is modulus of

Rapture? How can the modulus and rapture of concrete be determined?

Q.7 (a) What for the non-Destructive testing (NDT) of concrete is required? State

the various method of NDT and explain any two of them in details.

 (b) Write short note on

(i) Effect of temperature on curing of concrete

(ii) Effect of temperature on strength and permeability of concrete

(iii)Air entrained concrete

(d) Method of concrete mix design.

Q.8 (a) what is concrete what its main components are? What is the function of

binding material in concrete? What factors control the proportion of concrete


(b) List the principal requirements of good aggregate? Explain the

significance of grading of combined aggregate. Why Reactive aggregates

should normally not be used in concrete? What is the maximum size if

aggregate permitted in reinforced concrete work? Importance in networking

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