Fall 2015 (4-1) Mid

# Fall 2015 (4-1) Mid - Universify of Asia Pacific Department...

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Universify of Asia Pacific Department of Civil Engineering Mid Term Examination Fall 2015 Program: B.Sc. Engineering (Civil) Course Title: Project Planning and Management Time: I hour Course Code: CE401 Full Marks: 20 1(a) What are the basic resources of construction management? Briefly describe the 1+1 points to be considered in managing those resources (alleast2 resources). (b) Why construction industry is said to be a unique one? Give five reasons. I (c) What do you understand by WBS? What are the benefits of doing WBS? 1+l 2(a) What are the three major attributes needed to be consider for project miuragement? Is it possible to maximize those? How and Why? (b) What is a Project? Define the characteristics of a project. (c) In your judgment, which is the most important phase of Project life cycle? whv? 3(a) Write down the differences between CPM and PERT? (b) Describe briefly the drawbacks of Gantt Chart. (c) Draw the network diagram. Find the total duration and critical path of a project from the following information: Also determine the free float and total float ofeach activity. 4(a) Write down the documents that form a contract. (b) Why do we plan? Why plan fails? I 1 4 Activity Predecessor Estimated Time a b 10 c a,b 7.5 d b 6 e c 6.5 f c,d 5 e,f 6

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University of Asia Pacific Department of Civil Engineering Mid Semester Examination Sfr"ir+g 2015 (F-a.11) Program: B.Sc. Engineering (Civil) Section B (Set l) Course Code: CE 411 Full Marks: 40 (= 4 x 161 Course Title: Structural Engineering III Time: t hour l. Identi\$ zero-force members and write down the boundary conditions of the truss abcde/ shown in Fieare l. Also calculate P, if horizontal deflection at point 'a' is 0.10 inch [Given: S, = constant = 5oo ldftl. Fisure I Nodal coordinates (meter): aC5,0,0), b(s,0,0), c(0,0,-10), d(0,10,-5), e(10,10,-s) Fisure 2 T 43.3' I + I I J. Calculate the joint deflections and member forces of the space truss loaded as shown in Fieure 2 [Given: .9, = constant = 2x 104 kN/m]. Detennine the joint deflections and rotations of the beam loaded as shown in Fieure 3 [Given: EI = 40x103 k-ft21. Fs'=l-ro'-- Fieure 3 Fieure 4 4. Determine thejoint rotations at C ofthe grid loaded as shown in Fieure 4 ifjoint C settled 0.10 inch [Given: EI = 40x 103 k-fr2, GJ : 30x l0] k-ft1.
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