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					CONFIDENTIAL                                                                     AP/OCT2008/QSD132




                                 UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
                                     FINAL EXAMINATION




     COURSE                             CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY I
     COURSE CODE                        QSD132
     EXAMINATION                        OCTOBER 2008
     TIME                               3 HOURS




INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

1.          This question paper consists of five (5) questions.

2.          Answer four (4) questions only in the Answer Booklet. Start each answer on a new page.

3.          Do not bring any material into the examination room unless permission is given by the
            invigilator.

4.          Please check to make sure that this examination pack consists of:

               i)   the Question Paper
              ii)   an Answer Booklet - provided by the Faculty




                     DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO
                            This examination paper consists of 3 printed pages
© Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA                                                 CONFIDENTIAL
CONFIDENTIAL                                      2                       AP/OCT2008/QSD132



QUESTION 1

a) Construction industry is one of the main contributor to the economics growth and
   development to our country.

    Briefly explain the importance of construction industry.
                                                                                       (6 marks)

b) With examples, define the classification of the buildings works and civil works.
                                                                                       (5 marks)

c) Briefly explain seven (7) roles of Quantity Surveyor during the pre contract and post
   contract stage.
                                                                              (14 marks)


QUESTION 2


a) Explain five (5) components of an arch with the aid of sketches.
                                                                                      (10 marks)

b) Explain the types of trade involved in the following works:

    i) Construction of reinforced concrete strip foundation.
    ii) Construction of a 2750mm high brickwall with ceramic tiles up to 1500mm high,
        plastering and painting to the rest of the brickwall surfaces.

                                                                                      (10 marks)

c) Define with examples, the term of "Building Trades" and "Building Element".
                                                                                       (5 marks)


QUESTION 3


a) Before construction works are carried out, preliminary works need to be done. The
   preliminary works includes site investigation and soil investigation.

    i)   Give the differences between site investigation and soil investigation.
                                                                                       (5 marks)

    ii) Explain four (4) purposes of soil investigation.
                                                                                       (8 marks)

b) Plant is one of the most important resources in the construction industry. With the aid of
   sketches, label two (2) types of construction plant used for excavation works.
                                                                                  (12 marks)

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QUESTION 4


a) Briefly explain four (4) functional requirements of wall.
                                                                                    (8 marks)

b) Explain with the aid of sketches, the disadvantages of constructing a wall without using
   brick bonding system.
                                                                                  (9 marks)

c) State five (5) advantages of constructing a cavity wall. Sketch three (3) types of wall tie
   used in cavity wall.

                                                                                    (8 marks)


QUESTION 5


With the aid of sketches, explain the following:

a)   Five types of pointing
b)   Lintel
c)   Single Flemish bond
d)   Dead loads and super-imposed loads
e)   Two types of brick reinforcement
                                                                                   (25 marks)




                                        END OF QUESTION PAPER




© Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA                                         CONFIDENTIAL

				
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