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									CONFIDENTIAL                                                                     AP/APR 2006/QSD132




                                 UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
                                     FINAL EXAMINATION




     COURSE                             CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY I
     COURSE CODE                        QSD132
     EXAMINATION                        APRIL 2006
     TIME                               3 HOURS




INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

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

2.          Answer four (4) questions only.

3.          Answer to each question must be written in the answer booklet. Start each answer on a
            new page.

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

5.          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/APR 2006/QSD132



QUESTION 1

a) Define an arch .and explain by using sketch five (5) components of an arch.
                                                                                    (15 marks)

b) With the help of sketches, explain two (2) types of soil investigation to be carried out at a
   preliminary stage of a construction project.
                                                                                     (10 marks)


QUESTION 2

a) Using the suitable sketches, describe four (4) types of brick reinforcement.
                                                                                     (15 marks)

b) State five (5) factors to be considered by a contractor in choosing a construction plant in
   a construction project.
                                                                                      (5 marks)

c) List five (5) advantages of using a construction plant.
                                                                                     (5 marks)


QUESTION 3

a) Explain three (3) factors influencing the choice of foundation.
                                                                                      (6 marks)

b) With the help of sketches, explain the construction of the following:

    i) Strip foundation
    ii) Thicken slab raft foundation
                                                                                     (12 marks)

c) Explain with the aid of sketches five (5) advantages of constructing a wall using brick
   bonding system.
                                                                                      (7 marks)




© Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA                                           CONFIDENTIAL
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QUESTION 4

a) Explain briefly four (4) roles of each the sectors below in the implementation of a
   construction project:

       i)     Builder/Contractor
       ii)    Material & Equipment Supplier
       iii)   Owner/Developer
       iv)    Approving Authorities
                                                                                    (16 marks)

b) Explain five (5) trades involved in the construction of a strip foundation.
                                                                                     (9 marks)


QUESTION 5

Using sketches if necessary, explain briefly the following:

i)     Isometric of cavity wall
ii)    Five (5) types of jointing
iii)   Advantages and disadvantages of masonry wall
iv)    Dead load and live load
v)     Non-load bearing wall
                                                                                    (25 marks)




                                        END OF QUESTION PAPER




© Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA                                            CONFIDENTIAL

								
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