1
GATE CE 2017 Set 2
Numerical
+1
-0
While aligning a hill road with a ruling gradient of 6%, a horizontal curve of radius 50 m is encountered. The grade compensation (in percentage, up to two decimal places) to be provided for this case would be ______.
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GATE CE 2017 Set 1
+1
-0.3
A super-elevation e is provided on a circular horizontal curve such that a vehicle can be stopped on the curve without sliding. Assuming a design speed v and maximum coefficient of side friction fmax, which one of the following criteria should be satisfied?
A
$$e\leq f_{max}$$
B
$$e\;>f_{max}$$
C
no limit on e can be set
D
$$e\;=\;\frac{1\;-\;\left(f_{max}\right)^2}{f_{max}}$$
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GATE CE 2015 Set 2
+1
-0.3
A superspeedway in New Delhi has among the highest super-elevation 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° 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
A
1.761
B
0.176
C
0.253
D
2.530
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GATE CE 2014 Set 2
+1
-0.3
A road is being designed for a speed of 110 km/hr on a horizontal curve with a super elevation of 8%. If the coefficient of side friction is 0.10, the minimum radius of the curve (in m) required for safe vehicular movement is
A
115.0
B
152.3
C
264.3
D
528.5
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