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# Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2016 Diploma Paper

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### Section a Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2016 Diploma Paper

The point where earthquake originates is known as _______________ Focus is also known as ______________ The record of earthquake is known as ______________ Primary and secondary waves are also known as ______________  Most of earthquake originate due to __________ cause. The fundamental period of 15 storey building is ___________________ Strong vibrations of high intensity are recorded by ______________________ Removal of people to safer places is called as _______________ Process of adding the strength to a weakened structure or damaged elements is called ____________ ASR and MSR stands for ____________ and ____________ respectively. __________ is preferred where earthquakes are more frequent. Shapes like ____________ are preferred for symmetry. Ductile structures _________ show damages. Diaphragm is another name of ___________ Zone V (having zone factor as 0.36) have __________ seismic intensity.

### Section B :Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2016 Diploma Paper

Define seismic waves. What are the different seismic waves?

#### Seismic waves and different seismic waves

Differentiate between magnitude and intensity of earthquake.

#### Comparison between magnitude and intensity of earthquake.

Why Seismic Codes are useful?

#### Why Seismic Codes are useful

What is the importance of foundation in buildings?

#### Importance of foundation in buildings

What is earthquake disaster mitigation?

#### Earthquake disaster mitigation

What role do the slabs play during earthquake?

#### Role do the slabs play during earthquake

What is disaster management?

## Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2016 Diploma Paper

### Section c :-Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2016 Diploma Paper

Define earthquake. What are various causes of earthquake?

#### Earthquake. What are various causes of earthquake

What is seismic zone mapping? What is its importance?

#### Seismic zone mapping and its importance

Write short notes on following:- a) Love waves b) Tsunamis.

#### b) Tsunamis.

Define out – of plane failure. What are its main causes?

#### What is out – of plane failure and its main causes

Define retrofitting of structures. Why it is required?