Civil Engineering

PROBLEM SOLVING:A property of 1 hectare light foliage lot with 368 trees (diameter ranges from 200 to 250 mm) is donated to the Municipality of Sto. Tomas for the construction of the proposed new Municipal Hall and Multi-purpose Covered Court. Three hundred trees will be cut down to accommodate the structures while the rest will remain for aesthetic and perimeter fencing (boundary) purposes. The foliage undergrowth must be cleared so that it will not be a habitat for mosquitoes and wild animals. Fifteen (15) laborers were employed for the activity with a salary of 350 per day and 4 Stihl Chainsaw Ms 070 of 2-man gang @ P18,500.00 each for free cutting. The work started March 4, 2021 and ended April 2, 2021. No Saturday and Sunday works. The common excavation will generate a volume of 760 cu.m. While the actual structure excavation will generate an additional excavation of 350 cu.m. There are 2 D6 Bulldozers rented for excavation.

Determine the following: (show complete solution with appropriate explanation if necessary, then highlight final answer)1) For ACITIVITY-CLEARING AND GRUBBING (Removal of trees and foliage undergrowth), determine the total duration20 For ACTIVITY-CLEARING AND GRUBBING (Removal of trees and foliage undergrowth), determine the total cost3) For ACTIVITY-EXCAVATION, determine the total duration EXPERT ANSWER Area = 1 hectare …

PROBLEM SOLVING:A property of 1 hectare light foliage lot with 368 trees (diameter ranges from 200 to 250 mm) is donated to the Municipality of Sto. Tomas for the construction of the proposed new Municipal Hall and Multi-purpose Covered Court. Three hundred trees will be cut down to accommodate the structures while the rest will remain for aesthetic and perimeter fencing (boundary) purposes. The foliage undergrowth must be cleared so that it will not be a habitat for mosquitoes and wild animals. Fifteen (15) laborers were employed for the activity with a salary of 350 per day and 4 Stihl Chainsaw Ms 070 of 2-man gang @ P18,500.00 each for free cutting. The work started March 4, 2021 and ended April 2, 2021. No Saturday and Sunday works. The common excavation will generate a volume of 760 cu.m. While the actual structure excavation will generate an additional excavation of 350 cu.m. There are 2 D6 Bulldozers rented for excavation. Read More »

PART III: ESSAY (10 points each)Scenario 01:The workers of GMC Construction Services worked for 4 consecutive weeks in there Laguna LakeHighway Project. The working hours of the workers are 8 hours per day. Eating time and coffeebreaks are also strictly practiced. Holiday, over time and night differential compensations are alsoobserved.Question:Are there any violations in the Labor Code? Yes or No? Elaborate your answer.

Scenario 02:A Project Engineers’ license is about to expire. In order to continue practicing his profession as a CivilEngineer in the company where he is employed he needs to renew his license. In the renewal oflicense all professionals needs to meet the required # of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)units. To earn the required # of …

PART III: ESSAY (10 points each)Scenario 01:The workers of GMC Construction Services worked for 4 consecutive weeks in there Laguna LakeHighway Project. The working hours of the workers are 8 hours per day. Eating time and coffeebreaks are also strictly practiced. Holiday, over time and night differential compensations are alsoobserved.Question:Are there any violations in the Labor Code? Yes or No? Elaborate your answer. Read More »

d. Express the Surface Area of the Earth to four significant figures using proper prefixes for the following units: i. m2, ii. in2 iii. ft2 iv. yd2 Express the height of the Statue of liberty in Pm (Peta meter) and the height of the Eiffel Tower in pm (pico meter) e. If the maximum allowable speed on the German Autobahn is 240 km/h, how much faster (in percent) can you travel faster than on I-10 in Florida (Speed limit 70 mi/h)? g. h. What is the speed of light in m/s, km/h, and mi/h?

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