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cast with 250mm x 350mm edge beams on all four sides.

BACHELOR OF CIVIL ENGG. EXAMINATION, 2010

The floor is to carry an imposed load intensity of 3KN/

(3rd Year, 1st Semester)

m2. Design and detail the slab panel in sectional plan

DESIGN OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES I

and elevations.
7. a)

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Time : Three hours

Full Marks : 100

Narrate briefly the steps to be followed in designing a

Use a separate Answer-Script for each part.

combined r.c. footing for two columns with a strap beam

Part I

at bottom.
b)

Ex/CE/T/316/8/2010

(Use of IS:456-2000 is allowed in the examination hall)


Answer any two questions.

Design and detail a square, isolated r.c. footing of plan


dimensions 2.7m x 2.7m for a rectangular r.c. column
1. a)
(250mm x 300mm), carrying an axial load of 500 KN and

In Working stress method of design, for balanced


section, neutral axis depth factor is dependent on the
grade of steel only justify.

ii)

Define moment of resistance of a flexural member.

iii)

What do you mean by modular ratio used in Working


Stress method of design?

iv)

What is doubly reinforced section?

v)

How balanced section is defined in Limit State method

bars. The bottom of footing to be placed at 1m below

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i)

longitudinally reinforced with 6 nos 12mm dia. TOR

E.G.L.

Answer, in brief, the following questions:

of design?
b)

A fixed ended beam of span 4.5m is subjected to


uniformly distributed dead load of intensity 16KN/m and
uniformly distributed live load of intensity 10KN/m. The
overall depth of the beam must be kept within 400mm.
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Design the flexural and shear reinforcement of the


beam. Apply Working Stress method of design. The

on first and third flights.

grade of concrete is M25 and grade of steel is Fe415.


Show the reinforcement details in neat sketches.
2.

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A two span continuous beam ABC is subjected to the

Show General arrangement of the stair hall with


detailed dimensions.

Design and detail FIRST flight of the stair. Assume :

loads as shown in fig.1. Calculate the bending moment

i) Floor to floor height of the building = 3.0m.

and shear force at all critical sections. The overall depth

ii) Riser = 150mm; Tread = 250mm

of the beam must be kept within 425mm. Design the

iii) Width of flight = 1000mm

flexural and shear reinforcement of the beam. Apply


Working Stress method of design. The grade of
concrete is M20 and grade of steel is Fe415. Show the
reinforcement details in neat sketches.

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iv) Live load intensity = 3KN/m2


v) Waist slab embedded fully into 125mm thick side wall.
vi) Full landing NOT included in the stair hall.
6. a)

Write a short note on the role of an Efficient Structural


Engineer in the design of civil structures.

b)

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An axially loaded, pin ended r.c. column (200 mm x


200mm) is longitudinally reinforced with 8 nos 12mm dia.
TOR bars. Find the load carryings capacity of the
column, taking its unsupported length as 3.0m. Draw
sectional plan and elevations of the column.

c)

The clear dimensions of the interior panel of a r.c floor


slab is 3.25m x 3.25m. The slab panel is monolithically
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3.

Part II

A T-beam roof consists of 125mm thick reinforced


concrete slab cast monolithically with 300mm wide beams

. Use of IS:456-2000 is allowed in the Examination hall.


. Use M grade of concrete and Fe grade of steel
. Assume reasonable values for any data not given.
. Illustrate answers with neat and proportionate sketches.
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spaced 4.2m centre to centre. The super imposed load


over the slab is 3.5 KN/m2 and the effective span of each

415

beam is 5.5m. Design the overall depth of any


intermediate beam and longitudinal reinforcement to be

Answer any two questions.

provided in that beam. Grade of concrete is M20 and


grade of steel is Fe415.

5. a)

Differentiate between the followings:

4. a)
i)

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Mandatory car parking space required for single and

singly

multiple tenement as per K.M.C. rules.


ii)

Grade of Concrete and grade of steel for r.c. design.

iii)

R.C. column and pedestal.

iv)

Working stress and limit state method of r.c. design.

Derive the expressions for Moment of Resistance of


reinforced

rectangular

balanced

and

under-reinforced beam section according to Limit State


Method of Design.
b)

A simply supported beam of span 6m is crrying uniformly


distributed load over its entire length. Its rectangular
cross-section is 300mm wide and 500mm deep. The

b)

A three flight stair is to be provided for intermediate

beam is reinforced with 2 nos. 16mm HYSD bars and

floors of a multistoreyed residential building in KMC

2 nos. 12mm HYSD bar at bottom with a clear cover

area, within a clear space 2.75m x 2.75m. The stair hall

of 25mm. Norminal longitudinal Steels are provided at

has four columns at its four corners measuring 250 mm

top. Calculate the intensity of u.d.I. that the beam can

x 300mm each and one intermediate beam only

carry applying both (i) Working Stress method of design

inbetween two consequetive floors, inaddition to required

and (ii) Limit State method of design. Compare the

number of floor beams measuring 250mm x 350mm

results and comment. The grade of concrete is M25 and

each. The second flight may be taken to be supported

grade of steel is Fe415.

10+15 = 25
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