Cochin University B.Tech in Civil Engineering 8th Sem. -Cost Effective Building Techniques Papers


Modern construction techniques is adopting new techniques in present time, it’s a good thing that cost effective building techniques are coming into place. The buildings are to be made earthquake proved to decrease the risk factor.

Importance of the paper:

Cost effective techniques are making living easier in India, it is obvious that the improved techniques are also creating good standard of living and moreover it is easy to get the same life in cost effective buildings. Competition in the industry is increasing and this will give more option to choose for the customers.

Paper Pattern:

Paper of Cost effective Building Techniques is a non-technical paper which is a good paper to get good marks. There are questions which are of long answer type mainly. Each question is equipped with internal alternative to choose the question. Each question is divided into 2-3 sub-questions which make it easier to solve the paper. Each question is of same marks. One question in the paper is of short notes.

Frequently asked questions:

Questions asked in the paper are such as applications of Geo-synthetics, Site developments, Light construction techniques, Application of Ferro cement,System auditing, effecting economy,Inspection standards, reduction of self-weight, Rock blasting,methods of thermal insulation in buildings and air conditioning, essay on soil reinforcements, Underground constructions, importance of Cantering and shuttering, Use of construction chemicals, IRC standards with respect to materials and designs etc.

Marks and time:

Total marks which can be scored in the paper are 100 and time in which it is to be finished is 3 hours only.

Recommended Books:

  • Cost Effective Building Techniques by Elsevier
  • Cost Effective Building Techniques by Willey Publications
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