# JNTU Kakinada B-Tech 4-2 ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS and CONTRACTS R13 April 2018 Question Paper

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Differentiate between detailed estimate and abstract estimate [7]
b) Explain the use of approximate estimate in civil engineering [7]

2 a) Explain steps needed for carrying out rate analysis for a typical item in civil
Works.
[7]
b) What is the need for contingent charges in estimate and how you make
provision for the same?
[7]

3 Calculate the quantity of earthwork in embankment for a portion of channel with
the following data:
Bed width = 3.75 m
Free Board = 40 cm
Side slope of banking = 1:1
Full supply depth = 1 m
Top width of both banks = 1.2 m
Distance (m) 0 30 60 90
Ground Level (m) 225.24 224.8 224.43 224.12
Proposed bed level (m) 224 223.94 223.88 223.82

[14]

4 What are the different types of valuations? Explain in detail. [14]

5 Give standard specifications for the items in the construction of class ?B?
residential building: (a) Footing and plinth. (b) Super structure. (c) Roofs. (d)
D.P.C

[14]

6 With an example, prepare a detailed estimate of a RCC Rectangular beam
including centering and shuttering and steel reinforcement. Also prepare
schedule of bars

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13
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IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Differentiate between detailed estimate and abstract estimate [7]
b) Explain the use of approximate estimate in civil engineering [7]

2 a) Explain steps needed for carrying out rate analysis for a typical item in civil
Works.
[7]
b) What is the need for contingent charges in estimate and how you make
provision for the same?
[7]

3 Calculate the quantity of earthwork in embankment for a portion of channel with
the following data:
Bed width = 3.75 m
Free Board = 40 cm
Side slope of banking = 1:1
Full supply depth = 1 m
Top width of both banks = 1.2 m
Distance (m) 0 30 60 90
Ground Level (m) 225.24 224.8 224.43 224.12
Proposed bed level (m) 224 223.94 223.88 223.82

[14]

4 What are the different types of valuations? Explain in detail. [14]

5 Give standard specifications for the items in the construction of class ?B?
residential building: (a) Footing and plinth. (b) Super structure. (c) Roofs. (d)
D.P.C

[14]

6 With an example, prepare a detailed estimate of a RCC Rectangular beam
including centering and shuttering and steel reinforcement. Also prepare
schedule of bars

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Enumerate detailed specifications for the following items as shown in figure.1: (a) Random Rubble Masonry in Sub structures. (b) Plastering of walls. (c) Painting to wood works. (d) Painting to Iron Works.
[28]
Figure.1

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Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Differentiate between detailed estimate and abstract estimate [7]
b) Explain the use of approximate estimate in civil engineering [7]

2 a) Explain steps needed for carrying out rate analysis for a typical item in civil
Works.
[7]
b) What is the need for contingent charges in estimate and how you make
provision for the same?
[7]

3 Calculate the quantity of earthwork in embankment for a portion of channel with
the following data:
Bed width = 3.75 m
Free Board = 40 cm
Side slope of banking = 1:1
Full supply depth = 1 m
Top width of both banks = 1.2 m
Distance (m) 0 30 60 90
Ground Level (m) 225.24 224.8 224.43 224.12
Proposed bed level (m) 224 223.94 223.88 223.82

[14]

4 What are the different types of valuations? Explain in detail. [14]

5 Give standard specifications for the items in the construction of class ?B?
residential building: (a) Footing and plinth. (b) Super structure. (c) Roofs. (d)
D.P.C

[14]

6 With an example, prepare a detailed estimate of a RCC Rectangular beam
including centering and shuttering and steel reinforcement. Also prepare
schedule of bars

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Enumerate detailed specifications for the following items as shown in figure.1: (a) Random Rubble Masonry in Sub structures. (b) Plastering of walls. (c) Painting to wood works. (d) Painting to Iron Works.
[28]
Figure.1

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Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) List the major information needed for enabling preparation of estimate for a
building.
[7]
b) Explain about plinth area method of estimation. [7]

2 Give methods for calculation of earth work and explain them? [14]

3 a) Calculate the Cement contents for the following (i) C.C. (1:5:10) using 40mm H.B.G Metal for 25m
3
work (ii) Brick work in CM (1:6) using country Bricks for 15m
3
of work if 0.38m
3
of
CM (1:6) is required for 1m
3
of brick work

[7]
b) Explain method of valuation based on profit with an illustrative example. [7]

4 Estimate the quantity of steel for a foundation with column and tabulate the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

5 a) Explain the standard specification of class ?B? type buildings with different item
of works in construction.
[8]
b) Write on work order and scrap value. [6]

6 Write in detail about the specifications of following items of work (a) Earth work in exaction in foundation (b) I Class Brick work (c) Painting and Polishing

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13
1 of 2

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Differentiate between detailed estimate and abstract estimate [7]
b) Explain the use of approximate estimate in civil engineering [7]

2 a) Explain steps needed for carrying out rate analysis for a typical item in civil
Works.
[7]
b) What is the need for contingent charges in estimate and how you make
provision for the same?
[7]

3 Calculate the quantity of earthwork in embankment for a portion of channel with
the following data:
Bed width = 3.75 m
Free Board = 40 cm
Side slope of banking = 1:1
Full supply depth = 1 m
Top width of both banks = 1.2 m
Distance (m) 0 30 60 90
Ground Level (m) 225.24 224.8 224.43 224.12
Proposed bed level (m) 224 223.94 223.88 223.82

[14]

4 What are the different types of valuations? Explain in detail. [14]

5 Give standard specifications for the items in the construction of class ?B?
residential building: (a) Footing and plinth. (b) Super structure. (c) Roofs. (d)
D.P.C

[14]

6 With an example, prepare a detailed estimate of a RCC Rectangular beam
including centering and shuttering and steel reinforcement. Also prepare
schedule of bars

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Enumerate detailed specifications for the following items as shown in figure.1: (a) Random Rubble Masonry in Sub structures. (b) Plastering of walls. (c) Painting to wood works. (d) Painting to Iron Works.
[28]
Figure.1

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Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) List the major information needed for enabling preparation of estimate for a
building.
[7]
b) Explain about plinth area method of estimation. [7]

2 Give methods for calculation of earth work and explain them? [14]

3 a) Calculate the Cement contents for the following (i) C.C. (1:5:10) using 40mm H.B.G Metal for 25m
3
work (ii) Brick work in CM (1:6) using country Bricks for 15m
3
of work if 0.38m
3
of
CM (1:6) is required for 1m
3
of brick work

[7]
b) Explain method of valuation based on profit with an illustrative example. [7]

4 Estimate the quantity of steel for a foundation with column and tabulate the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

5 a) Explain the standard specification of class ?B? type buildings with different item
of works in construction.
[8]
b) Write on work order and scrap value. [6]

6 Write in detail about the specifications of following items of work (a) Earth work in exaction in foundation (b) I Class Brick work (c) Painting and Polishing

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)
7. Prepare detailed estimate for the building using center line method as shown in
figure (1). Assume necessary data if needed.
Figure (1)

[28]

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Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Differentiate between detailed estimate and abstract estimate [7]
b) Explain the use of approximate estimate in civil engineering [7]

2 a) Explain steps needed for carrying out rate analysis for a typical item in civil
Works.
[7]
b) What is the need for contingent charges in estimate and how you make
provision for the same?
[7]

3 Calculate the quantity of earthwork in embankment for a portion of channel with
the following data:
Bed width = 3.75 m
Free Board = 40 cm
Side slope of banking = 1:1
Full supply depth = 1 m
Top width of both banks = 1.2 m
Distance (m) 0 30 60 90
Ground Level (m) 225.24 224.8 224.43 224.12
Proposed bed level (m) 224 223.94 223.88 223.82

[14]

4 What are the different types of valuations? Explain in detail. [14]

5 Give standard specifications for the items in the construction of class ?B?
residential building: (a) Footing and plinth. (b) Super structure. (c) Roofs. (d)
D.P.C

[14]

6 With an example, prepare a detailed estimate of a RCC Rectangular beam
including centering and shuttering and steel reinforcement. Also prepare
schedule of bars

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Enumerate detailed specifications for the following items as shown in figure.1: (a) Random Rubble Masonry in Sub structures. (b) Plastering of walls. (c) Painting to wood works. (d) Painting to Iron Works.
[28]
Figure.1

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Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) List the major information needed for enabling preparation of estimate for a
building.
[7]
b) Explain about plinth area method of estimation. [7]

2 Give methods for calculation of earth work and explain them? [14]

3 a) Calculate the Cement contents for the following (i) C.C. (1:5:10) using 40mm H.B.G Metal for 25m
3
work (ii) Brick work in CM (1:6) using country Bricks for 15m
3
of work if 0.38m
3
of
CM (1:6) is required for 1m
3
of brick work

[7]
b) Explain method of valuation based on profit with an illustrative example. [7]

4 Estimate the quantity of steel for a foundation with column and tabulate the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

5 a) Explain the standard specification of class ?B? type buildings with different item
of works in construction.
[8]
b) Write on work order and scrap value. [6]

6 Write in detail about the specifications of following items of work (a) Earth work in exaction in foundation (b) I Class Brick work (c) Painting and Polishing

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)
7. Prepare detailed estimate for the building using center line method as shown in
figure (1). Assume necessary data if needed.
Figure (1)

[28]

2 of 2
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Explain the principle units for various items of civil works [7]
b) Explain purposes of preparing estimation for civil engineering works. [7]

2 Explain in detail schedule rates. Explain factors affecting schedule rates. [14]

3 Estimate the quantity of earthwork for the portion of a road from the following
data. Road width at the formation surface 8m. Side slopes 2:1 in banking and
1.5:1 in cutting. Length of chain is 30m. Formation level is 70 and having upward
Chainage 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Ground
Level
71.20 71.25 70.90 71.25 70.90 70.45 69.10 69.45 69.70

[14]

4 List and explain the various types of contracts in detail. [14]

5 a) List different types of valuation and explain any one method. [8]
b) Write the various contract conditions. [6]

6 Explain the quantity of steel for a slab with an example and mention the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 3
R13
1 of 2

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Differentiate between detailed estimate and abstract estimate [7]
b) Explain the use of approximate estimate in civil engineering [7]

2 a) Explain steps needed for carrying out rate analysis for a typical item in civil
Works.
[7]
b) What is the need for contingent charges in estimate and how you make
provision for the same?
[7]

3 Calculate the quantity of earthwork in embankment for a portion of channel with
the following data:
Bed width = 3.75 m
Free Board = 40 cm
Side slope of banking = 1:1
Full supply depth = 1 m
Top width of both banks = 1.2 m
Distance (m) 0 30 60 90
Ground Level (m) 225.24 224.8 224.43 224.12
Proposed bed level (m) 224 223.94 223.88 223.82

[14]

4 What are the different types of valuations? Explain in detail. [14]

5 Give standard specifications for the items in the construction of class ?B?
residential building: (a) Footing and plinth. (b) Super structure. (c) Roofs. (d)
D.P.C

[14]

6 With an example, prepare a detailed estimate of a RCC Rectangular beam
including centering and shuttering and steel reinforcement. Also prepare
schedule of bars

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Enumerate detailed specifications for the following items as shown in figure.1: (a) Random Rubble Masonry in Sub structures. (b) Plastering of walls. (c) Painting to wood works. (d) Painting to Iron Works.
[28]
Figure.1

2 of 2
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) List the major information needed for enabling preparation of estimate for a
building.
[7]
b) Explain about plinth area method of estimation. [7]

2 Give methods for calculation of earth work and explain them? [14]

3 a) Calculate the Cement contents for the following (i) C.C. (1:5:10) using 40mm H.B.G Metal for 25m
3
work (ii) Brick work in CM (1:6) using country Bricks for 15m
3
of work if 0.38m
3
of
CM (1:6) is required for 1m
3
of brick work

[7]
b) Explain method of valuation based on profit with an illustrative example. [7]

4 Estimate the quantity of steel for a foundation with column and tabulate the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

5 a) Explain the standard specification of class ?B? type buildings with different item
of works in construction.
[8]
b) Write on work order and scrap value. [6]

6 Write in detail about the specifications of following items of work (a) Earth work in exaction in foundation (b) I Class Brick work (c) Painting and Polishing

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)
7. Prepare detailed estimate for the building using center line method as shown in
figure (1). Assume necessary data if needed.
Figure (1)

[28]

2 of 2
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Explain the principle units for various items of civil works [7]
b) Explain purposes of preparing estimation for civil engineering works. [7]

2 Explain in detail schedule rates. Explain factors affecting schedule rates. [14]

3 Estimate the quantity of earthwork for the portion of a road from the following
data. Road width at the formation surface 8m. Side slopes 2:1 in banking and
1.5:1 in cutting. Length of chain is 30m. Formation level is 70 and having upward
Chainage 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Ground
Level
71.20 71.25 70.90 71.25 70.90 70.45 69.10 69.45 69.70

[14]

4 List and explain the various types of contracts in detail. [14]

5 a) List different types of valuation and explain any one method. [8]
b) Write the various contract conditions. [6]

6 Explain the quantity of steel for a slab with an example and mention the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 3
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Prepare a detailed estimate of Building shown in Figure using long wall and short
wall method as shown in figure (1). Assume necessary data if needed.

Figure (1) [28]

2 of 2
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 3
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Differentiate between detailed estimate and abstract estimate [7]
b) Explain the use of approximate estimate in civil engineering [7]

2 a) Explain steps needed for carrying out rate analysis for a typical item in civil
Works.
[7]
b) What is the need for contingent charges in estimate and how you make
provision for the same?
[7]

3 Calculate the quantity of earthwork in embankment for a portion of channel with
the following data:
Bed width = 3.75 m
Free Board = 40 cm
Side slope of banking = 1:1
Full supply depth = 1 m
Top width of both banks = 1.2 m
Distance (m) 0 30 60 90
Ground Level (m) 225.24 224.8 224.43 224.12
Proposed bed level (m) 224 223.94 223.88 223.82

[14]

4 What are the different types of valuations? Explain in detail. [14]

5 Give standard specifications for the items in the construction of class ?B?
residential building: (a) Footing and plinth. (b) Super structure. (c) Roofs. (d)
D.P.C

[14]

6 With an example, prepare a detailed estimate of a RCC Rectangular beam
including centering and shuttering and steel reinforcement. Also prepare
schedule of bars

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Enumerate detailed specifications for the following items as shown in figure.1: (a) Random Rubble Masonry in Sub structures. (b) Plastering of walls. (c) Painting to wood works. (d) Painting to Iron Works.
[28]
Figure.1

2 of 2
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) List the major information needed for enabling preparation of estimate for a
building.
[7]
b) Explain about plinth area method of estimation. [7]

2 Give methods for calculation of earth work and explain them? [14]

3 a) Calculate the Cement contents for the following (i) C.C. (1:5:10) using 40mm H.B.G Metal for 25m
3
work (ii) Brick work in CM (1:6) using country Bricks for 15m
3
of work if 0.38m
3
of
CM (1:6) is required for 1m
3
of brick work

[7]
b) Explain method of valuation based on profit with an illustrative example. [7]

4 Estimate the quantity of steel for a foundation with column and tabulate the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

5 a) Explain the standard specification of class ?B? type buildings with different item
of works in construction.
[8]
b) Write on work order and scrap value. [6]

6 Write in detail about the specifications of following items of work (a) Earth work in exaction in foundation (b) I Class Brick work (c) Painting and Polishing

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)
7. Prepare detailed estimate for the building using center line method as shown in
figure (1). Assume necessary data if needed.
Figure (1)

[28]

2 of 2
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Explain the principle units for various items of civil works [7]
b) Explain purposes of preparing estimation for civil engineering works. [7]

2 Explain in detail schedule rates. Explain factors affecting schedule rates. [14]

3 Estimate the quantity of earthwork for the portion of a road from the following
data. Road width at the formation surface 8m. Side slopes 2:1 in banking and
1.5:1 in cutting. Length of chain is 30m. Formation level is 70 and having upward
Chainage 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Ground
Level
71.20 71.25 70.90 71.25 70.90 70.45 69.10 69.45 69.70

[14]

4 List and explain the various types of contracts in detail. [14]

5 a) List different types of valuation and explain any one method. [8]
b) Write the various contract conditions. [6]

6 Explain the quantity of steel for a slab with an example and mention the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 3
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Prepare a detailed estimate of Building shown in Figure using long wall and short
wall method as shown in figure (1). Assume necessary data if needed.

Figure (1) [28]

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Code No: RT42011
Set No. 3
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****
PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)
1. a) Explain in detail about all available estimates for a civil engineering structures. [7]
b) Discuss the various units of measurement used for estimation of civil works. [7]

2 Explain in detail about the three cases of canal structures with neat sketches. [14]

3 Calculate the materials, labour etc. required and work out the rate analysis for
following items. (a) RCC work in beams, slabs etc. 1:2:4 per 1 m
3(b) I class brickwork in foundation and plinth with 20?10?10 cm bricks with 1:6
cement sand mortar per 1 m
3

[14]

4 a) Explain the standard specification of class ?A? type of building. [7]
b) Explain capitalized value of building considering sinking fund. [7]

5 Estimate the quantity of earthwork for the portion of a road from the following
data. Road width at the formation surface 8m. Side slopes 2:1 in banking and
1.5:1 in cutting. Length of chain is 30m. Formation level is 70 and having upward
Chainage 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Ground
Level
70.90 71.25 70.80 70.45 70.20 70.35 69.10 69.45 69.70

[14]

6 Write in detailed specifications of the following items of work. (a) Cement concrete and RCC work (b) Farm work

[14]
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 4
R13
1 of 2

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Differentiate between detailed estimate and abstract estimate [7]
b) Explain the use of approximate estimate in civil engineering [7]

2 a) Explain steps needed for carrying out rate analysis for a typical item in civil
Works.
[7]
b) What is the need for contingent charges in estimate and how you make
provision for the same?
[7]

3 Calculate the quantity of earthwork in embankment for a portion of channel with
the following data:
Bed width = 3.75 m
Free Board = 40 cm
Side slope of banking = 1:1
Full supply depth = 1 m
Top width of both banks = 1.2 m
Distance (m) 0 30 60 90
Ground Level (m) 225.24 224.8 224.43 224.12
Proposed bed level (m) 224 223.94 223.88 223.82

[14]

4 What are the different types of valuations? Explain in detail. [14]

5 Give standard specifications for the items in the construction of class ?B?
residential building: (a) Footing and plinth. (b) Super structure. (c) Roofs. (d)
D.P.C

[14]

6 With an example, prepare a detailed estimate of a RCC Rectangular beam
including centering and shuttering and steel reinforcement. Also prepare
schedule of bars

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Enumerate detailed specifications for the following items as shown in figure.1: (a) Random Rubble Masonry in Sub structures. (b) Plastering of walls. (c) Painting to wood works. (d) Painting to Iron Works.
[28]
Figure.1

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Code No: RT42011
Set No. 1
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) List the major information needed for enabling preparation of estimate for a
building.
[7]
b) Explain about plinth area method of estimation. [7]

2 Give methods for calculation of earth work and explain them? [14]

3 a) Calculate the Cement contents for the following (i) C.C. (1:5:10) using 40mm H.B.G Metal for 25m
3
work (ii) Brick work in CM (1:6) using country Bricks for 15m
3
of work if 0.38m
3
of
CM (1:6) is required for 1m
3
of brick work

[7]
b) Explain method of valuation based on profit with an illustrative example. [7]

4 Estimate the quantity of steel for a foundation with column and tabulate the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

5 a) Explain the standard specification of class ?B? type buildings with different item
of works in construction.
[8]
b) Write on work order and scrap value. [6]

6 Write in detail about the specifications of following items of work (a) Earth work in exaction in foundation (b) I Class Brick work (c) Painting and Polishing

[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)
7. Prepare detailed estimate for the building using center line method as shown in
figure (1). Assume necessary data if needed.
Figure (1)

[28]

2 of 2
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 2
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****

PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)1. a) Explain the principle units for various items of civil works [7]
b) Explain purposes of preparing estimation for civil engineering works. [7]

2 Explain in detail schedule rates. Explain factors affecting schedule rates. [14]

3 Estimate the quantity of earthwork for the portion of a road from the following
data. Road width at the formation surface 8m. Side slopes 2:1 in banking and
1.5:1 in cutting. Length of chain is 30m. Formation level is 70 and having upward
Chainage 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Ground
Level
71.20 71.25 70.90 71.25 70.90 70.45 69.10 69.45 69.70

[14]

4 List and explain the various types of contracts in detail. [14]

5 a) List different types of valuation and explain any one method. [8]
b) Write the various contract conditions. [6]

6 Explain the quantity of steel for a slab with an example and mention the bar
bending schedule with neat sketch.
[14]

Code No: RT42011
Set No. 3
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)7. Prepare a detailed estimate of Building shown in Figure using long wall and short
wall method as shown in figure (1). Assume necessary data if needed.

Figure (1) [28]

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Code No: RT42011
Set No. 3
R13

IV B.Tech II Semester Regular/Supplementary Examinations, April – 2018
ESTIMATING, SPECIFICATIONS & CONTRACTS (Civil Engineering)Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question paper consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answer any THREE questions from Part-A
Part-B is compulsory
*****
PART ?A (3×14=42 Marks)
1. a) Explain in detail about all available estimates for a civil engineering structures. [7]
b) Discuss the various units of measurement used for estimation of civil works. [7]

2 Explain in detail about the three cases of canal structures with neat sketches. [14]

3 Calculate the materials, labour etc. required and work out the rate analysis for
following items. (a) RCC work in beams, slabs etc. 1:2:4 per 1 m
3(b) I class brickwork in foundation and plinth with 20?10?10 cm bricks with 1:6
cement sand mortar per 1 m
3

[14]

4 a) Explain the standard specification of class ?A? type of building. [7]
b) Explain capitalized value of building considering sinking fund. [7]

5 Estimate the quantity of earthwork for the portion of a road from the following
data. Road width at the formation surface 8m. Side slopes 2:1 in banking and
1.5:1 in cutting. Length of chain is 30m. Formation level is 70 and having upward
Chainage 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Ground
Level
70.90 71.25 70.80 70.45 70.20 70.35 69.10 69.45 69.70

[14]

6 Write in detailed specifications of the following items of work. (a) Cement concrete and RCC work (b) Farm work

[14]
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 4
R13
1 of 2

PART ?B (1×28 = 28 Marks)
7. Give a detailed estimate of a Building given in Figure 1 using centre line method as
shown in figure (1).
Assume necessary data if needed

Figure (1) [28]

2 of 2
Code No: RT42011
Set No. 4
R13

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