Register Number
SATHYABAMA UNIVERSITY
(Established under section 3 of UGC Act,1956)
Course & Branch :B.E

P

CIVIL
Title of the Paper :Surveying
–
I
Max. Marks:80
Sub. Code :SCIX1007
(2010

11

12)
Time : 3 Hours
Date :31/05/2012
Session :FN
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PART

A (10 x 2 = 20)
Answer ALL the Que
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)
Answer All the Questions
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
staff reading on
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
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Rankine’s deflection angle method.
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