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GATE2020 CE233
For the hottest month of the year at the proposed airport site, the monthly mean of the average daily temperature is $39^{\circ}C$. The monthly mean of the maximum daily temperature is $48^{\circ}C$ for the same month of the year. From the given information, the calculated Airport Reference Temperature $\text{(in}\: ^{\circ}C),$ is $36$ $39$ $42$ $48$
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GATE2017 CE211
For a broad gauge railway track on a horizontal curve of radius $R$ (in m), the equilibrium cant $e$ required for a train moving at a speed of $V$ (in km per hour) is $e= 1.676 \dfrac{V^2}{R} \\$ $e= 1.315 \dfrac{V^2}{R} \\$ $e= 0.80 \dfrac{V^2}{R} \\$ $e= 0.60 \dfrac{V^2}{R}$
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GATE2017 CE245
The figure shows a Utube having a $5 \: mm \times 5 mm$ square crosssection filled with mercury (specific gravity $13.6$) up to a height of $20 $ cm in each limb (open to atmosphere) If $5 \: cm^3$ of water is added to the right limb, the new height (in cm, up to two decimal places) of mercury in the LEFT limb will be ________
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GATE2017 CE254
The radii of relative stiffness of the rigid pavements P and Q are denoted by $l_P$ and $l_Q$, respectively. The geometric and material properties of the concrete slab and underlying soil are given below: The ratio (up to one decimal place) of $l_P/l_Q$ is _______
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GATE2019 CE1: 43
A staff is placed on a benchmark (BM) of reduced level (RL) $100.000 \: m$ and a theodolite is placed at a horizontal distance of $50 \: m$ from the BM to measure the vertical angles. The measured vertical angles from the horizontal at the staff readings of ... the same. Taking the height of the instrument as $1.400 \: m$, the RL (in $m$) of the theodolite station is ____________
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GATE2019 CE2: 45
A broad gauge railway line passes through a horizontal curved section (radius $=875 \:m$) of length $200 \: m$. The allowable speed on this portion is $100 \: km/h$. For calculating the cant, consider the gauge as centretocentre distance between ... (in $mm$, round off to $1$ decimal place) with respect to the centretocentre distance between the rail heads is _____________
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GATE2017 CE1: 17
A runway is being constructed in a new airport as per the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recommendations. The elevation and the airport reference temperature of this airport are $535 \: m$ above the mean sea level and $22.65^{\circ}C$, respectively. Consider the ... length of runway corrected for the temperature is $2223 \: m$ $2250 \: m$ $2500 \: m$ $2750 \: m$
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GATE2017 CE1: 18
The accuracy of an Electronic Distance Measuring Instrument (EDMI) is specified as $\pm (a \: mm + b \: ppm)$. Which one of the following statements is correct? Both $a$ and $b$ remain constant, irrespective of the distance being measured $a$ ... proportion to the distance being measured and $b$ remains constant Both $a$ and $b$ vary in proportion to the distance being measured
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GATE2015222
A superspeedway in New Delhi has among the highest superelevation rates of any track on the Indian Grand Prix circuit. The track requires drivers to negotiate turns with a radius of $335$ m and $33^{\circ}$ banking. Given this information, the coefficient of side friction required in order to allow a vehicle to travel at $320$ km/h along the curve is $1.761$ $0.176$ $0.253$ $2.530$
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GATE2015224
In a leveling work, sum of the Back Sight (B.S.) and Force Sight (F.S.) have been found to be $3.085$ m and $5.645$ m respectively. If the Reduced Level (R.L.) of the starting station is $100.000$ m, the R.L. (in m) of the last station is ________.
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GATE2015154
In a survey work, three independent angles $X, Y$ and $Z$ were observed with weights $W_X, W_Y, W_Z$,respectively. The weight of the sum of angles $X, Y$ and $Z$ is given by: $1/ \big( \dfrac{1}{W_X} + \dfrac{1}{W_Y} + \dfrac{1}{W_Z} \big) \\$ $\big( \dfrac{1}{W_X} + \dfrac{1}{W_Y} + \dfrac{1}{W_Z} \big) \\$ $W_X +W_Y+W_Z \\$ $W_X^2 +W_Y^2+W_Z^2$
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GATE2014254
A tacheometer was placed at point $P$ to estimate the horizontal distances $PQ$ and $PR$. The corresponding stadia intercepts with the telescope kept horizontal, are $0.320$ m and $0.210$ m, respectively. The $\angle QPR $ ... $=100$ and stadia addition constant $=0.10$ m, the horizontal distance (in m) between the points $Q$ and $R$ is __________
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GATE2014150
A traffic survey conducted on a road yields an average daily traffic count of $5000$ ... the vehicle damage factor (VDF) is calculated from the above data, the design traffic (in million standard axle load, MSA) is ________
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GATE201234
A symmetric frame $PQR$ consists of two inclined members $PQ$ and $QR$, connected at $‘Q’$ with a rigid joint, and hinged at $‘P’$ and $‘R’$. The horizontal length $PR$ is $l$. If a weight $W$ is suspended at $‘Q’$, the bending moment at $‘Q’$ is $\dfrac{Wl}{2} \\$ $\dfrac{Wl}{4} \\$ $\dfrac{Wl}{8} \\$ zero
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GATE201232
The sketch shows a column with a pin at the base and rollers at the top. It is subjected to an axial force $P$ and a moment $M$ at midheight. The reaction(s) at R is/are a vertical force equal to $P$ a vertical force equal to $P/2$ a vertical force equal to $P$ an a horizontal force equal to $M/h$ a vertical force equal to $P/2$ and a horizontal force equal to $M/h$
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GATE2018 CE1: 43
Consider the deformable pinjoined truss with loading, geometry and section properties as shown in the figure. Given that $E = 2 \times 10^{11} N/m^2, \: A=10 mm^2, L=1 m$ and $P=1 kN$. The horizontal displacement of Joint C (in mm, up to one decimal place) is _____
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