A simply supported steel beam has a span of 6m. and is
subjected to a vertical concentrated load of 150 kN acting
at midspan. An allowance of 100% for impact is made for
the concentrated load only. The beam is laterally supported only at the supports. The 1992 National Structural Code of the Philippines States that the allowable tensile stress for
laterally unsupported members subject to bending is 0.60 Fy while the allowable compressive stress for laterally unsupported members subject to bending is given by the equation.
Where C _{b} maybe taken as 1.0 since the maximum moment does not occur at the supports, r _{t} is the radius of the compression web area, taken about the axis in the plane of the web.
Steel is A 36 steel with yield strength Fy = 248MPa. Which
of the following most nearly gives the most economical
(lightest) section that will limit the flexural stress to the allowable value.
The preliminary design of a roadway established two
tangents meeting at the point of intersection at station 200
+ 130. The first tangent has an azimuth equal to 169° while
the second tangent has an azimuth equal to 118°. A simple horizontal curve with radius equal to 100m. is to be provided. Which of the following gives the tangent distance “T”.
The implementing rules and regulations of P.D. 1594 states that for a unit price contract, quantity overruns or under runs of not more than 15% of the estimates per major pay item and 25% per minor item need not be covered by a change order provided that the same is authorized by the approving and contract prices of a project are as follows.
Item 
Quantity 
Unit Price (Pesos) 
1 
100 
1,000 
2 
50 
10,000 
3 
500 
5,000 
4 
60 
6,000 
5 
1,000 
3,000 
6 
400 
1,500 
7 
3,000 
2,000 
8 
20 
25,000 
Which of the following quantity need not be covered by a change order.
A projectile is fired upward and to the right at an initial slope of 4 vertical to 3 horizontal and hits the ground at a point 2m lower than the origin. The maximum height is attained 8m away from the origin. Compute the value of the total horizontal distance.
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The approved agency estimate (AAE) of a Gov’t. project is 500M. The bids are:
Bidder A : P354,000,000 Bidder B : P639,000,000 Bidder C : P483,000,000 Bidder D : P583,000,000 Bidder E : P295,000,000 Bidder F : P385,000,000
The implementing rules and regulation of Pres. Decree No. 1594 states that no award of contract shall be made to a bidder whose bid price is higher than Allowable Government Estimate(AGE) or the Approved Agency Estimate(AAE) is defined as one half the sum of the (AAE) and the average of all responsive bids. For the purposes of determining the average of responsive bids, bids higher than 120% of the AAE or lower than 60% of AAE shall not be considered. Which bidder wins the contract for the Gov’t. project?
A 50mm diameter split barrel sample is driven into the
ground and the load of a cased burbale by means of blows form 65kg mass hammer falling freely through a distance
of 760mm. The sample is driven a total of 450mm into the
soil. Which of the following is the test best described by this procedure?
a) Dutch Cone Penetration Test
b) Standard Proctor Test
c) Standard Penetration Test
d) Vane shear test
A 
block weighing 200 N rests on a plane inclined upward 
to 
the right at a slope of 4 vertical to 3 horizontal. The 
block is connected by a cable initially parallel to the plane
passing through a pulley which is connected to another block weighing 100N moving vertically. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the 200N block and the inclined plane is 0.10, which of the following most nearly gives the acceleration of the system.
A beam 8.5m. long is fixed at the left end and supported by
a roller at a point 1.5m from the right end. There is an
internal hinge at a point 2.5m. from the fixed end. The beam is loaded by a clockwise couple equal to 50kN.m at a point 4.5m to the right of the fixed end and a downward uniform vertical load equal to 5kN/m starting at a point 4.5m. from the fixed end up to the right end of the beam. Which of the following most nearly gives the maximum moment.
A floor is made up of 150mm thick concrete slab and 50mm thick finish both of which has a unit weight of 24kN/m ^{3} . The floor also carries ceiling whose weight is 720Pa and a live load of 2400Pa. The floor is supported by simply supported steel beams with a span of 10m spaced at
4.6m on centers with compression flange rigidly attached to the concrete floor. The steel is A36 with yield strength (Fy)
= 248MPa. The allowable shear stress specified in the 1992
NSCP is 0.40Fy. Considering the weight of the beam, which of the following sections is the most economical (lightest) section for the given load assuming that shear stress governs the design.
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A steel plate is 360mm wide and 20mm thick with four bolt
holes cut into the plate as shown in the figure s3. The
general expression for the specification method for computing the net area is:
Where:
T = thickness of plate
B 
= width 
H 
= diameter of holes 
S 
= pitch 
g = gage
Which of the following most nearly gives the critical net area (A _{n} ) of the section in accordance with the 1992 NSCP.
A simply supported beam has a span o f4.5m. The beam is
subjected to an axial tensile force of 250kN. And a vertical concentrated load P acting at its midspan. The member is fully laterally supported for its entire length. The effect of any bolts can be neglected. The beam consists of 2
150×90x12mm angles with long legs back to back spaced at 10mm apart. For this problem the properties of one 150×90x12mm angles are:
Area (A) = 2751 mm ^{2} Section modulus (S _{x} ) = 0.000063m ^{3} Steel is A36 with yield strength (Fy) = 248MPa Allowable tensile stress = 0.60Fy Allowable flexural stress = 0.66Fy
Neglecting the weight of the beam, which of the following most nearly gives the maximum value of the load P that the member can support.
A beam is fixed at both ends and has an internal hinge
along the span. Classify the beam as either unstable,
statically indeterminate or statically determinate and degree
of indeterminacy. Assume all loads can act anywhere in
any direction of the beam.
a) Statically indeterminate to the first degree
b) Unstable
c) Statically indeterminate to the second degree
d) Statically determinate
A 2 N weight is swing in a vertical circle of 1m radius and
the end of the cable will break if the tension exceeds 500N. Which of the following most nearly gives the angular velocity of the weight when the cable breaks?
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In accordance with sections 5.4.7.2.3 of the 1992 NSCP, strength level of an individual class of concrete shall be considered satisfactory if both of the following requirements are met.
a) Average of all sets of three consecutive strength tests
equal or exceeds fc’
b) No individual strength test (average of two cylinders)
falls below fc’ by more than 3.5MPa.
The required fc’ for a project is 28MPa. The results of four sets of cylinder tests with 5 samples are as follows.
Set A 
Set B 
Set C 
Set D 

Sample # 1 
24.0 
28.5 
32.0 
21.0 
Sample # 2 
23.5 
28.0 
30.5 
24.5 
Sample # 3 
25.0 
32.0 
25.0 
20.5 
Sample # 4 
35.0 
25.0 
25.0 
22.0 
Sample # 4 
30.5 
29.0 
28.0 
20.0 
Which of the following set is acceptable for the project requirements?
The result of standard Proctor Test is as follows:
Water content (%) 
Weight (W) of moist soil in Proctor mold (grams) 
10 
1.485 
12 
1.606 
14 
1.696 
16 
1.755 
18 
1.741 
20 
1.651 
The volume of the mold for this test is 1/30cu.ft. (946,000 cubic millimeters). Which of the following most nearly gives the value of the optimum moisture content of the soil?
March 22nd, 2010 admin No comments Section 5.10.11.5
of the 1992 NSCP, discuss the provisions for moment
magnification. Compression members shall be designed using the factored axial load Pu from a conventional frame analysis and a magnified factored moment M _{c} defined by:
M c = δ s M 2b + δ b M 2s
Where:
M _{2}_{b} = the value of larger factored end moment on compression member due to loads that result in no appreciable sideways, calculated by conventional elastic frame analysis.
M _{2}_{s} = value of larger factored end moment on compression member due to loads that result in appreciable sideways, calculated by conventional elastic frame analysis.
∑P _{u} and ∑P _{c} are the summations for all columns in a story.
For frames not braced against sideways, both δ _{b} and δ _{s} shall be computed. For frames braced against sideway, δ _{s} shall
be taken as 1.0.
equation (5.10.7) for members braced against sideway
and without transverse loads between supports C _{m} maybe taken as:
In
But not less than 0.40. For all other cases,
C _{m} shall be taken as 1.0
A rectangular tied concrete column has dimensions of
300mm x 380mm. The column length is 4.5m. is to be constructed in a frame braced against sideway (the effective
length factor K can be taken as 1 and EI = 34MNm ^{2}
column is loaded in single curvature by the ultimate factored moment of 110kN.m at its top end and 120kN.m at
The
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its bottom end. The column carries factored axial loads due
to dead load of 150kN, 350kN due to live load.
Which of the following gives the magnified factored moment (M _{c} ) that will be used it design the steel reinforcement in accordance with the NSCP 1992.
The development length (Ld) of a steel reinforcing bar with given stress (Fs) embedded in concrete anchorage bond strength (u) and diameter of bar (D) is given by the expression.
A ball is shot at a ground level at an angle of 80ball is shot
at a ground level at an angle of 80 degrees with the horizontal with an initial velocity of 10m/sec. Which of the following most nearly gives the maximum height (h)
attained by the ball?
Section 5.10.3.2 and 5.10.3.3 of the 1992 National Code of
the Phil. States as follows: Balanced strain conditions exists
at a cross section when tension reinforcement reaches the
strain corresponding to its specified yield strength fy just as concrete in compression reaches its ultimate strain of 0.003. For flexural members subject to combined flexure and compressive axial load, when the design axial load strength θPn is less than the smaller of 0.10 fc’ Ag or θPb. the ratio of reinforcement ρ provided shall not exceed 0.75 of the ratio ρ _{b} that would produced balanced strain conditions for the section under the flexure without axial load. For members with compression reinforcement, the portion of ρ _{b} equalized by compression reinforcement need not be
reduced concrete beam has a width of 300mm and an effective of 400mm. Concrete strength is 24MPa and steel yield strength is 340MPa. Which of the following most nearly gives the maximum allowable steel area (A _{s} ) in accordance with the 1992 NSCP strength design method.
A nonprismatic simply supported beam has a total span of
8m. The 4m. long middle section of the beam has a moment of inertia twice the moment of inertia of the section beside the supports. The beam is acted upon by downward concentrated load acting at mid span equal to 10kN. Which of the following most nearly gives the slope (theta) at a point 2m. to the right of the left support (at the change in cross section.)
A rod with crosssectional area of 100sq.mm is stretched
between two fixed points such that the initial tensile load is
10kN. The rod has an initial modulus of elasticity (E) equal to 180GPa. And a coefficient of linear expansion (alpha) equal to 0.00001 mm/degree centigrade. The initial tension
is designed such that the rod will have a zero stress when
there is a certain change in temperature of the rod. Which
of the following most nearly gives the value of this temperature change T:
The H _{2} O table in a deposit of silt is lowered from a depth
of 3m to a depth of 6m. all the silt is saturated even after
the H _{2} O table is lowered and the water content is 22%.
Which of the most nearly gives the change in effective pressure at a depth of 12m. on account of lowering of water table Sp.gr. of soil is 2.60
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The soil is said to be nonplastic if the liquid limit is less
than:
a) 90
b) 50
c) 20
d) 60
According to implementing Rules and Regulation PD 159, which of the following is not authorized to be a member of the PBAC.
a) Representative of Phil. Constructors Association
b) Representative of PICE
c) Representative of CPA
d) Representative of Road Engineers Association of the
Phil.
A concrete beam of rectangular cross section, 120mm x
300mm is to be reinforced by six, high tensile prestressing tendons each having a cross sectional area of 300mm ^{2} . If the level of prestress in the tendon is 150N/mm ^{2} and if the
reinforced beam is subjected to an axial tensile load of 150kN, determine the final stress in the concrete assuming that the ration of the elastic modulus of steel to that of concrete is 15:
A simply supported beam 400mm by 800mm and span of
10.0m, is prestressed by a straight tendon with a force of 1200kN at an eccentricity of 200mm from the centroid. The beam supports a total weight. Calculate the stresses at the
top fiber.
Based on the AISC Specifications, the effective net area A _{e}
at the root of the thread of a threaded tension member is A _{e}
= 0.7854 (D – 0.9743/n) ^{2} Where D is the nominal outside
diam. Of the threads and n is the number of threads per 25.4mm. if the load is 250kN and the number of threads per inch of the threaded tension member is 4, Fy = 250MPa the diameter sufficient to carry the load is:
A tied column is subjected to axial load and end moments.
The conditions of the column are as follows:
Unsupported length, Lu 
5.00m 
Effective length factor, K 
0.90 
Flexural rigidity, EI 
7500 x 10 ^{9} Nmm ^{2} 
Magnification factor, delta 
1.20 
Moment magnifying coef., Cm 
0.533 
Determine the ultimate load Pu in kN that this colum can carry. Use phi = 0.70.
The rotation or twist in degrees of a shaft, 800mm long, subjected to a torque of 80Nm, 20mm in diameter, and shear modulus G of 80,000MPa is:
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A 
cubic meter of soil in its natural state weighs 1.75kN; 
A 
steel beam 7.2m long carries a uniformly distributed load 
after being dried, it weighs 15.08kN. The specific gravity 
of 
36kN/m throughout the span. It is simply supported at its 

of 
the soil is 2.70. Determine the void ratio of the original 
end and at its center (a two 3.6m span continuous beam). If 
soil sample:
The allowable capacity of a 10mm thick fillet weld, E60 electrode (Fu = 415MPa) is:
A reinforced concrete beam has the following properties;
Beam with, b …………………………… 
320mm 
Effective depth, d ……………………… 
640mm 
Concrete strength, fc …………………… 
25MPa 
Reinforcing steel strength, fy …………. 400MPa
Compute the shear capacity of stirrups
A W 410 x 74.4 supports a slab with a thickness of 150mm.
The effective width of the slab was computed to be 2000mm. The structural steel section of the composite
system has the following properties:
Beam depth, d 
413mm 
Flange width, bf 
180mm 
Cross sectional area, As Moment of inertia 
9480mm ^{2} 274.3 x 10 ^{6} mm ^{4} 
Where is the new location of the neutral axis from the top
of the slab in mm. Use n = 10m transform the area of
concrete to steel.
the shear (reaction) at the end support is 48.6kN, the maximum positive moment is developed at this distance from the end support.
A footing is 2.40m by 1.50m. The total load P of 1,000kN
on the footing has an eccentricity of 0.40m in the direction
of the longer dimension. Determine the maximum soil pressure at the base.
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A vertical wall retains a cohesionless soil which has a unit
weight of 14 kN/m ^{3} , and angle of internal friction of 26 degrees. If the wall is 5.0m high, what is the total active soil pressure in kN on the wall. Assume a unit length of wall.
Determine the discharge in MLD of a 2800 mm gravity
flow concrete aqueduct 4km long with a head loss of 5.6m. Assume pipe is flowing just full with roughness coeff. of
0.015.
A H _{2} O tank with 3 mØ is filled with H _{2} O. The H _{2} O level is
2.30 m above a nozzle. What is the velocity of H _{2} O coming out of the nozzle? Neglect losses
Determine the magnitude of the force on the inclined gate 1.5m. by 0.5m. shown in the figure. The tank is completely closed and the pressure gage at the bottom of the tank reads 90000 N/m ^{2} . Use 9800 N/m ^{3} for H _{2} O.
A drainage canal in the shape of trapezoidal with bottom
width of 2.5m and side slopes of 1 horizontal to 1.5 vertical, carries H _{2} O at a depth of 3m. Find the discharge in m ^{3} /s using the chezy’s Formula. S = 0.0009, n = 0.615.
An aeration basin with a vol. of 400 m ^{3} contains a mixed liquor (aerating activated sludge) with a suspended solids concentration of 2000 milligrams per liter. How many kg of mixed liquor suspended solids are in the tank.
A pipe 60cm. in length is connected at the end by a nozzle
and the total energy produce in the nozzle is 250m. Compute the velocity of the jet.
A drainage canal in the shape of trapezoidal with a bottom
width of 2.5m. side slopes 1:1 carries water at a depth of
3m. Find the velocity using chezy’s formula, S = 0.0009, n
= 0.015
Determine the discharge in MLD of a 2800 mm gravity
flow concrete aqueduct with a hydraulic gradient of 0.0015. Assume pipe is flowing full with coefficient of roughness =
0.015
A rectangular channel 1 meter in width carries water of 3
m ^{3} /s at a depth of 0.6 m. Determine the type of flow.
Precipitation station x was inoperative for part of a month during which a storm occurred. The respective storm totals
at three surrounding stations A, B and C were 98.80 and
110mm. The normal annual precipitation amounts at stations x A, B and C are respectively, 880, 1008, 842 and 1080mm. Estimate the storm precipitation for station x.
Find the discharge of a Cipolleti weir if it has a length equal to 1.67m. and the head of weir is one fifth of its length.
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A trapezoidal flume of most efficient proportion has a base
width of 1.5m. Its full discharge is 3 m ^{3} .s. If the same material were used for a most efficient rectangular section. What is the discharge of the new section?
A block of wood (s = 0.65) is 20 mm thick is floating in sea
water (s = 1.03). Find the area of a block of wood which
will just support a man weighing 80kg when the top surface
is just at the water surface.
A spillway controls reservoir 4 hectares in area. The
permanent crest is at elevation 40m. the length of the spillway crest is at elevation 40 m. the length of the spillway is 35.20ft. initially the level of H _{2} O is at elev. 41.8 m. After 25 minutes H _{2} O goes down at a certain level. What is the final elevation.
An open vessel 3m. in diameter contains water at a depth of
3.05m and 0,91 m of oil
upward at 3 m/s ^{2} . Find the pressure at the bottom.
(S = 0.8) the tank is accelerated
A device attached at the end of the pipe with a cover use
for cleaning.
a) clean out
b) man hole
c) culvert
d) none
Fluid particles move in a straight line along a smooth pipe. The factor that causes coeff. of
a) viscous shear
b) density of liquid
c) pressure head
d) froude number
A circular pipe 2m. in diameter carries water at a depth of
¾ of its diameter. What is the hydraulic radius?
Tow pipes with the same friction factor and length are parallel. If the first pipe has twice the diameter of the second, what must be the ratio of their flow?
An open vessel 30cm. in diameter and 90cm high is filled with water to a depth of 45 cm. Find the magnitude of the velocity such that the vortex is just at the bottom.
A rectangular weir was installed to control the flow. If the
flow is set at 3cu.m/s, Cd = 0.6 and the length is 0.8m., what must the height be?
A rectangular weir was installed to control the flow. If the
flow is set at 3cu.m/s, Cd = 0.6 and the length is 2m., what must the height be?
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Water has velocity of 4 m/s through a 40 cm pipe. The discharge through the pipe is:
For adiabatic conditions
a) pv = constant
b) pv ^{k} = constant
c) pv ^{n} = constant
d) none of these
A drainage line 1.4 km long is designed base on a storm on
a 6 ha. Property which produced 40 mm per hour assuming
a velocity flow of 0.8 m/s. With a runoff coefficient of C = 0.5. what peak discharge can be expected from the area.
Determine the drag on a torpedo with area 0.01 sq.m. moving horizontally at 80 m/s and Cd = 0.5.
Determine the discharge over a suppressed rectangular weir has L = 4 m. and H = 1.2m, and Cw = 0.62.
A type of dam having a smallest crosssection.
a) Buttress Dam
b) Arch Dam
c) Gravity Dam
d) Rock Dam
A 12cm.diameter solid cylinder of height 8 cm. weighing
0.5kg is immersed in liquid with density 800 kg/cm
contained in a tall metal cylinder having a diameter 15cm, Before immersion the liquid was 8cm. deep. How deep is it
submerged?
A gate slanted 60 degree from the horizontal with width =
1.6m and height = 2.4m is submerged by a depth of 1.8m., determine the pressure at the top of the gate.
A process at which no heat is added to or taken away from the flow system.
a) Isothermal
b) Isentropic
c) Adiabitic
d) Isotropic
A pressure gauge at elevation 6m. at the side of a tank containing a liquid reads 90 KPa. Another gauge at elevation 4m. reads 110 KPa. What is the density?
A 12cm. diameter solid cylinder of height 8cm. weighing
0.5 kg is immersed in liquid with density 800 kg/cm contained in a tall metal cylinder having a diameter 15cm. Before immersion the liquid was 8cm. deep. What is the volume of liquids displaced?
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A pressure gauge at elevation 6m. at the side of a tank containing a liquid reads 90 kPa. Another gauge at elevation 4m. reads 110 kPa. Compute for the specific weight.
Water has a velocity of 4 m/s through 40 cm pipe. The discharge through the pipe is:
An open tank 1.82m square, weighs 3,425 N and contains 0.91 m of water. It is acted upon by an unbalanced force of 10,400 N parallel to a pair of sides. What must be the height in m of the sides. What must be the height in m of the sides of the tank so that no water will be spilled?
Weber Number is defined as:
a) The ratio of inertia forces to surface tension
b) The ratio of inertia forces to the pressure forces
c) The ratio of inertia forces to the elastic forces
d) The ratio of inertia forces to the gravity forces
Determine the discharge over a triangular weir with angle = 73.74 deg. And H = 1.2m and Cw = 0.70.
It is the increased pressure developed on impact with a pilot tube as a result of localized kinetic energy reduction to zero.
a) Oritical Pressure
b) Stagnation Pressure
c) Hydrodynamics
d) Pressure Relief
The water supply for city is pumped to a distribution reservoir. The pumping rate is 600 cu.m. per 4 hours. The estimated water requirements every 4 hours. The estimated water requirements every 4 hours is shown below.
HOUR 
DEMAND 
0400 
200 
0800 
800 
1200 
1100 
1600 
700 
2000 
500 
2400 
300 
What is the maximum requirement from the reservoir?
A rectangular channel has a base width of 7.0m. and a
depth of 2.5m. carries a discharged of 21.81 m ^{3} /s. It is required to change this channel into a most efficient trapezoidal section having the same material. Determine the increase in discharge of the new section.
The maximum quantity of water which can be guaranteed during a critical dry period.
a) Reservoir reliability
b) Secondary yield
c) Safe yield
d) reservoir yield
The removal of course and settle able solids by interception.
a) Screening
b) Comminution
c) Flocculation
d) Floatation
A vertical jet of water supports a load of 200 N at a
constant vertical height of 12m. from the tip of the nozzle. The diameter of the jet is 25mm Ø. Find the velocity of the
jet nozzle tip:
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Evaporation of water from the leaves of plants is called.
a) Eutrophication
b) Saturation
c) Transpiration
d) Interception
The science that treats of the water on earth, their occurrence, circulation and distribution, their chemical and physical properties and their reaction with their environment including their relation to living things:
a) Hydrology
b) Hydrograph
c) Kinetics
d) Unography
Pipes 1, 2 and 3 are 300m., 150 and 250m. long and lf
25cm., 12cm. and 20cm. diam. With f _{1} , f _{2} and f _{3} equal to 0.019, 0.019, 0.021 and 0.02 respectively and are connected
in series. If the difference in elevation of the ends of the
pipe is 10m., what is the rate of flow in cu.m./sec.
A submarine, which maybe supposed to approximate a
cylinder 3m Ø and 15m long travels submerged at 1.55 m/s at sea water at 5°C. Viscosity is 1.519x 10 ^{}^{6} m ^{2} /s. Find the Reynolds Number for this condition:
What spillway of a dam is used when a space is limited:
a) shaft spillway
b) siphon spillway
c) side channel spillway
d) none of these
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From the following differential leveling notes, compute the difference in elevation between station 5 and 6.
Given the following data of a closed traverse. Compute the bearing of line DE.
STA 
B.S. 
F.S. 
ELEV. 
LINE 
BEARING 
DIST(m.) 
1 
2.565 
33.971 
AB 
N. 72°10’ E. 
64.86 

2 
10.875 
5.821 
BC 
S. 48°28’ E. 
107.72 

3 
7.035 
1.946 
CD 
S. 35°30’ W. 
44.37 

4 
3.560 
5.741 
DE 
————– 
137.84 

5 
7.186 
9.736 
EA 
————– 
12.83 

6 
4.123 
7.977 

1 
4.123 
Using the prismoidal correction formula, find the corrected volume of cut between stations 80 m. apart if the areas of irregular sections in cut at stations are 26 sq.m. and 68 sq.m. respectively. Base width = 8 m. and side slope is 1:1.
The elements of a compound curve are as follows:
I _{1} = 18° 
D _{1} = 2° 
I _{2} = 23.5° 
D _{2} = 4° 
Determine the stationing of the P.C. if the stationing of P.I. = 42 + 89.6. Use arc basis.
Find the determinants of x:
The correct distance between point E and f IS 213.5 m. If a 100m. tape that is 0.025 m. too long is used to measure EF, what will be the measured distance in meters?
Locate the center of the curve 9x ^{2} – 144x + 16y ^{2} + 96y+495 = 0
Find the remainder if 3x ^{3} – 4x ^{2} y + 5xy ^{2} + 6y ^{3} is divided by x ^{2} – 2xy + 3y ^{2}
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The bases of a right prism is a hexagon with one of each side equal to 6 cm. The bases are 12 cm. apart. What is the volume of the right prism?
A train starting at initial velocity of 30 kph travels a distance of 21 km. in 18 min. Determine the acceleration of the train at this instant.
Determine the length of the latus rectum of the ellipse having an equation 4x ^{2} + 9y ^{2} – 64x + 54y + 301 = 0.
The base of a right prism is pentagon with one of each side is 6 cm. long. If the bases are 12 cm. apart, what is the volume of the right prism in cu.m.
Evaluate the log _{6} 845 = x
The volume of a pyramid is 140 cu.m. If it has a rectangular upper base of 3 m. x 4 m. and an altitude of 5 m., determine the dimensions of the lower base.
Find the remainder if we divide 4y ^{3} + 18y ^{2} + 8y – 4 by 2y + 3
A turbine started from rest to 180 rpm in 6 min. at a constant acceleration. Find the number of revolutions that it makes within the elapse time.
The cost of equipment is P500,000 and the cost of installation is P30,000. If the salvage value is 10% of the cost of equipment at the end of 5 years, determine the book value at the end of the fourth year. Use straight line method.
The sides of the triangle are 12, 16 and 21. Find the area of the triangle.
Find the derivative of Arc Sin 3x with respect to x:
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Find the area of the region bounded by the curve r ^{2} = 16 Cos θ.
The angle of elevation of the top of tower B from the top of tower A is 28° and the angle of elevation of the top of tower A from the base of tower B is 46°. The two towers lie in the same horizontal plane. If the height of tower B is 120 m., find the height of tower A.
Find the number of terms for a progression 5,8,11,14……whose sum is 1025.
Points A and B are 100 m. apart and are of the same elevation as the foot of the bldg. The angles of elevation of the top of the bldg. from points A and B are 21 degrees and 32 degrees respectively. How far is A from the bldg. in meters?
Find the slope of the line having the parametric equations x = t – 1 and y = 2t.
Find the radius of curvature of a parabola y ^{2} – 4x =0 at point (4,4)
Find the volume of a cone to be constructed from a sector having a diameter of 72 cm. and a central angle of 210°.
Car A moves due East at 30 kph at the same instant car B is moving S. 30° E. with a speed of 30 kph. The distance from
A to B is 30 km. Find how fast is the speed between them
are separating after one hour.
A corporation uses a type of motor truck which costs P5000
with life 2 yrs. and final salvage value of P800. How much
could the corporation afford to pay for another type of truck
of the same purpose whose life is 3 yrs. with a final salvage
value of P1000. Money is worth 4%.
A parabolic curve having a forward tangent of 3%
intersects a back tangent of 6.5% at station 10 + 800 whose
elevation is 5260 m. If the length of the curve is 400 m., find the stationing of the highest point of curve.
A quadrilateral has sides equal to 12 m., 20 m., 8 m. and
16.97 m. respectively. If the sum of the two opposite angles
is equal to 225°, find the area of the quadrilateral.
JA 5cm. x 5cm. is cut from a corner of 20cm x 30cm,
cardboard, find the centroid from the longest side.
PHILIPPINE CIVIL ENGINEERING INSTITUTE OF BOARD CIVIL ENGINEERS EXAM 2013 – PREPARATION UAE CHAPTER
Find the differential equations of the family of lines passing through the origin.
A spherical triangle ABC has an angle C = 90° and
sides
a = 50° and c = 80°., Find the value of “b” degrees?
A 
frustum of a regular pyramid has an upper base of 8 m. x 
Find the minimum amount of thin sheet that can be made 
80 
m. and a lower base of 10 m. x 100 m. and an altitude 
into a closed cylinder having a volume of 108cu.in. in 
of 
5 m. Find the volume of the pyramid. 
square inches. 
From the given close traversed, find the corrected bearing
of line EA.
LINE 
DIST(m.) 
BEARING 
AB 
895 
S. 70°29’ E. 
BC 
315 
S. 26°28’ E. 
CD 
875 
S. 65°33’ W. 
DE 
410 
N. 45°31’ W. 
EA 
650 
N. 10° E. 
What time after 3 o’clock will the hands of the clock be together for the first time?
Differentiate Arc Cos 4x:
A deposit of P110,000 was made for 31 days. The net
interest after deducting 20% withholding tax is P890.36. Find the rate of return annually.
Find the area enclosed by the curve x ^{2} +8y+16=0, the x axis, and the line x – 4 = 0.
In the sum of the interior angles of a polygon with an equal
sides is 1080°, find the number of sides of a polygon?
Find the distance from point A(4,2) to B(5,1).
PHILIPPINE CIVIL ENGINEERING INSTITUTE OF BOARD CIVIL ENGINEERS EXAM 2013 – PREPARATION UAE CHAPTER
Find the slope of a line having a parametric equation of x = 2 + t and y = 5 – 3 t
A circular cone having an altitude of 9 m. is divided into 2
segments having the same vertex. If the smaller altitude is 6 m., find the ratio of the volume of small cone to the big
cone.
A circular curve having an azimuth of back tangent equal to
205° and the azimuth of the forward tangent equal to 262°.
If the middle ordinate is 5.6 m. find the length of the
tangent.
The corners of a cubical block touched the closed spherical shell that encloses it. The volume of the box is 2744 cubic centimeter. What volume in cubic centimeter inside shell is not occupied by the block?
A projectile leaves at a velocity of 50 m/s at an angle of 30°
with the horizontal. Find the maximum height that it could
reach?
A line was measured with a 50m. tape. There were 2 tallies,
8 pins, and the distance from the last pin to the end of the line was 2.25 m. Find the length of the line in meters?
Which of the following numbers should be change to make all the numbers form an Arithmetic progression when properly arranged?
From the given differential leveling notes, find the elevation of BM _{2} .
STA 
B.S. 
F.S. 
ELEV. 
BM _{1} ********2.565 
33.971 

TP _{1} ********10.875 
5.821 

TP _{2} *********7.035 
1.946 
BM _{1} *********5.741
Find the value of “w” in the following equations:
3x – 2y + w =11
x + 5y – 2w = 9
2x + y – 3w = 6
From station 0 + 0.40 with center height of 1.2 m. in fill, the ground line makes a uniform slope of 6.5% to station 0
+ 100, whose center height in cut is 3.5m. Find the grade of
the finished roadway.
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