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# Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2019 Diploma Paper

## Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2019 Diploma Paper

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### Section a Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2019 Diploma Paper

The vertical distance between epicentre and hypocentre is called ___________ . The most destructive waves responsible for devastation on the surface of earth during earthquake are __________ . Magnitude of earthquake is the measure of __________. The structural walls situated parallel to the earthquake motion are known as ____________ . The seismic response of traditionally built structures is ______________ Ductile structures shows ______________ damages. Vertical stirrups in beam should have _______________ degree hook. Door and window opening on wall reduce _____________ of wall. Disasters are of _____________ types. During the earthquake, disaster management phase is known as _____________. Shallow earthquakes have focal depth less than 70 km.T/F Tsunamis occur on sudden movement of ocean floor.T/F By retrofitting, the building can be made safe against complete collapse.T/F Non structural components are liable to get less damage.T/F Delhi comes under zone number II.T/F

### Section B :Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2019 Diploma Paper

Define “Focus”, ”Epicenter” and “Isoseismal” of an earthquake.

#### “Focus”, ”Epicenter” and “Isoseismal” of an earthquake.

What is seismic zoning mapping? What is its importance?

#### Seismic zoning mapping  and its importance

Write down the points to be kept in mind while designing earthquake resistant structures?

#### Points to be kept in mind while designing earthquake resistant structures

What do you understand by P-Waves? Write down its characteristics.

#### P-Waves and its characteristics.

Define ‘Floating column’ and ‘Ponding effect’.

#### ‘Floating column’ and ‘Ponding effect’.

Discuss the vertical irregularity in RCC structures.

#### Vertical irregularity in RCC structures.

Briefly explain ‘Rehabilitation’ process.

## Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2019 Diploma Paper

### Section c :-Earthquake Resistant Building Construction Civil May 2019 Diploma Paper

Define “Earthquake”. Explain in detail the classification of earthquakes.

#### Earthquake and classification of earthquakes.

What is Seismograph? Discuss its parts and working in detail along with sketch.

#### Seismograph and Discuss its parts and working

Explain the features of construction as per IS: 4326:1993-Code of practice.

#### Features of construction as per IS: 4326:1993-Code of practice.

Define Retrofitting. Write down it detail the different methods of retrofitting adopted for masonry structures.

#### Retrofitting and Different methods of retrofitting adopted for masonry structures.

What is Disaster Management? Explain the different steps of Rescue plan.