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SATHYABAMA UNIVERSITY

(Established under section 3 of UGC Act,1956)

Course & Branch :B.E
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P
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CIVIL

Title of the Paper :Surveying

I

Max. Marks:80

Sub. Code :SCIX1007
(2010
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11
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12)

Time : 3 Hours

Date :31/05/2012

Session :FN

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PART
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A (10 x 2 = 20)

stions

1.

What are the general classifications of surveying?

2.

What is a well conditioned triangle?

3.

What is the fundamental difference between the prismatic

compass and the surveyor’s

compass?

4.

List out the various accessories used in a plane

table surveying.

5.

Define bench mark.

6.

What is check levelling?

7.

Define the term transiting the telescope.

8.

Why are face left and face right observations taken.

9.

What are the different types of vertical curves?

10.

Write short note on compo
und curve.

PART

B

(5 x 12 = 60)

11.

(a) Cross staff

(b) Principles of surveying

(c)

An Engineers chain

(or)

12.

Explain the well conditioned and ill
-
conditioned triangle with
neat sketchs.

13.

The following are the fore and back bearings of the sides of a

closed traverse:

Side

FB

BB

AB

115
0
15’

330
0

15’

BC

20
0
30’

200
0
30’

CD

295
0
45’

115
0
45’

DE

218
0
0’

38
0

0’

EA

120
0

20’

300
0

30’

Calculate the interior angles of the
traverse.

(or)

14.

Explain with the neat sketch, intersection method of plane table
survey.

15.

The following records refer to an operation involving reciprocal

leveling.

Instrument at

Remarks

P

Q

Distance PQ=1315 m

RL of Q = 532.130 m

P

1.210

2.545

Q

0.580

1.985

Find the true RL of P, the combined correction for curvature and

refraction, the

collimation error and whether the line of

collimation is incl
ined upwards or downwards.

(or)

16.

Describe with the help of sketches, the characteristics of

contours.

17.

List out the permanent adjustments of a theodolite and explain

any three of them.

(or)

18.

The table below gives the lengths and bearings of the

lines of a

traverse ABCDE, the length and bearing of EA having been

omitted. Calculate the length and bearing of the line EA.

Line

Length

Bearing

AB

204.0

87

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㈰2

ㄸ㜮0

㈸2

ㄹ㈮0

㈱2

㌰3

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㈰2

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Rankine’s deflection angle method.