THAPAR UNIVERSITY Introduction to Civil Engineering UDP002 SEPT. 2014 PAPER Notes | EduRev

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Roll Number: 
	 Thapar University Patiala 
Time: 
02 Hours; MM: 40 
	 Name of Faculty: Dr. Maneek Kumar 
BE-Civil Engineering 	 UDP002: Introduction to Civil 
Engineering 
Mid Semester Examination; 27
th  Sept. 2014 
Department of Civil Engineering 
Note: Attempt all questions 
1. 
What are the basic differences between Science, Engineering and Technology? 
	 (5) 
2. 
What are the different specializations which come under Civil Engineering? Also mention 
some of the subjects of various specializations you will study during your degree car(e
6)  
3. 
Classify the bridges into different types. Write briefly about important facts related to some 
important bridges in USA. 	 (6) 
4. 
Briefly write the various developments occured in the field of fluid mechanics during 18`
h 
 
century. 	 (5) 
(5) 
5. 
How did Civil Engineering education start in India? 
6. 
Explain the role & importance of the contract document in the Civil Engineering 
Infrastructure Projects? 	 (5) 
7. 
Explain the concept of ready mixed concrete. 
	 (3) 
8. 
Explain the concept of BOT & PPP for executing the highway projects in India. 
	 (5) 
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