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EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION


6TH EXAM/CIVIL/5132/6851/Nov' 2016
DURATION: 3 HRS M. MARKS: 75
SECTION-A

Q1. Fill in the blanks: 10x1=10


a. The waves which travel fastest and are first recorded are………….
b. Intensity of earthquake decrease with distance from the……….
c. The size of the opening in a building should be kept……….
d. The walls parallel to the earthquake motion are called…………
e. In earthquake resistant RCC structure minimum grade of concrete to be used should be…………
f. Removal of people to safer place is called ………..
g. Column not having footing resting on ground is called…….
h. A fracture along which the blocks of rock slide is called…………
i. The major cause of earthquake is……… causes.
j. The revised seismic map divide India into…….. Seismic zones.

True/False: 5x1=5
k. Earthquake of minor intensity occurs every day.
l. Masonry building are brittle structure.

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m. Short walls are more vulnerable to ground shaking than long walls.
n. For earthquake resistant structure the weight should be large enough.

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o. Earthquake forces induced are proportional to mass of the structure.

Q2. Attempt any six questions: - .r c


SECTION-B

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6x5 =30

2) Define the terms :-

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1) Give a short note on seismograph with diagram?

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i. Focus
ii. Epicenter

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3) What is out of plane failure?

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4) Explain splint and bandage technique of retrofitting?
5) What is role of shear walls in RCC building?
6) What is short column effect?
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7) What precautions should be taken in emergency phase i.e. during earthquake?
8) Give a list of rescue equipment?

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9) What do you understand by irregularities in building?

Q3. Attempt any three questions: -


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SECTION-C
3x10=30
Define seismic waves? What are different types of seismic waves? Explain important
characteristics of P-waves?
ii. Define magnitude and intensity of an earthquake? How will you relate them?
iii. Explain the technique and methods used in retrofitting?
iv. Explain the main provisions made in IS 4326-1993.
v. What is disaster management? Explain rehabilitation?