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					CONFIDENTIAL                                                                     AP/OCT2007/QSD132




                                UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
                                    FINAL EXAMINATION




     COURSE                      :      CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY I
     COURSE CODE                 :      QSD132
     EXAMINATION                 :      OCTOBER 2007
     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                                                            AP/OCT2007/QSD132




QUESTION 1

a) Sketch a cross-section and annotate in detail the various parts of the following types of
   foundation:

   i)       Pad
   ii)      Strip
   iii)     Raft
                                                                                     (9 marks)

b) Discuss six (6) reasons for using pad footing.
                                                                                     (6 marks)

c) Explain five (5) benefits gained from conducting soil investigation for the proposed
   project.
                                                                              (10 marks)


QUESTION 2

a) Explain three (3) responsibilities of each of the following sectors in the implementation of
   a construction project.

    i) Client
    ii) Consultant
    iii) Contractor
                                                                                    (9 marks)

b) Explain the sequence of work in the construction of a 225mm thick common brickwall.

                                                                                   (10 marks)

c) List down 'trades' involve in the construction of a building.
                                                                                    (6 marks)



QUESTION 3

a) Briefly explain five (5) functional requirements of a wall.                      (10 marks)

b) List and discuss five (5) advantages of using masonry wall in a building.        (10 marks)

c) Sketch and annotate semi-circular arch.
                                                                                     (5 marks)




© Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA                                          CONFIDENTIAL
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QUESTION 4

a) Sketch five (5) types of bricks bonding that are used in brickwalls.
                                                                                     (lOmarks)

b) Sketch five (5) types of brick joints.
                                                                                      (5 marks)

c) Draw a schematic drawing of a cavity wall and label ten (10) parts of the wall.
                                                                                     (10 marks)


QUESTION 5

a) Machinery is one of the important resources required in a construction project. Discuss
   five (5) benefits gained by using machines in the construction of a medium rise building.

                                                                                     (10 marks)

b) Sketch five (5) types of material handling machines used on construction sites.

                                                                                     (15 marks)




                                        END OF QUESTION PAPER




© Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA                                          CONFIDENTIAL

				
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