CIVIL-VII-HIGHWAY GEOMETRIC DESIGN [10CV755]-QUESTION PAPER - HIGHWAY GEOMETRIC DESIGN 10CV755 VTU QUESTION BANK UNIT 1 1 Briefly discuss the various

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HIGHWAY GEOMETRIC DESIGN 10CV755 Dept. of Civil Engg., SJBIT Page 1 VTU QUESTION BANK UNIT 1 1. Briefly discuss the various design factors to be considered for geometric design of highway .(dec2013/jan2014, Dec 2014/Jan 2015, June 2015) 2.Explain the design control and criteria which governs the design and highway.(jun/jul 2013) 3.Enumerate the concept of PCU in geometric design of highways. List out the factors governing PCU. Give some typical values as recommended by IRC.(dec2013/jan2014, june/july2013,June2015) 4.Explain the geometric elements to be considered for the design of highway(June/july2013) 5.Explain the objects of highway geometric design. List the various geometric elements to be considered in the highway design.(dec2014) 6.Explain significance of design speed and design vehicle in the geometries(June/july2013,Dec2014/Jan 2015) 7.Explain the important functional aspects of geometric design.(Jun/jul2013) 1.List the important pavement surface characteristics and explain briefly: i) Friction and factors affecting friction; ii) Pavement unevenness. (Dec 2014, June/July 2013, ) 2. Write notes on the following and mention the IRC standards: i) Carriage way ii) Right of way. (Dec 2013, June 2015) 3. Draw the typical cross sections of the following roads indicating all the details: i) NH - in cutting ii) SH - in embankment. (Dec 2014) 4.What is camber? What are the objectives of providing camber? When straight and parabolic cambers are preferred? List the functions of camber. Discuss the factors governing camber. Explain different shapes of camber with help of neat sketches (dec2013/jan2013)
5.What is right of way? State the factors influencing right of way (June/july 2014, Dec 2013 ) 6. What Objectives of providing transition curves (Dec 2013) 7. Mention the various cross-sectional elements to be designed for a pavement and explain them briefly. (June 2013, May/ June 2014) 8. Design the road hump as per IRC recommendations, with a neat sketch .( Dec 2014/Jan 2015) 9. Distinguish between skid and slip with practical examples. Enumerate the factors affectingfriction of skid resistance . (dec2013/jan2014,June 2015) 10. Briefly discuss the various road margins. (Dec2014/Jan 2015)