Laboratory

Civil Engineering Laboratory

1. Labs

  • Geotechnical Lab
  • Concrete Lab
  • Hydraulics Lab
  • Workshop Practice Lab
  • Highway Engineering Lab
  • Surveying Lab
  • Environmental Lab
  • Computer Lab
  • Computational Lab

    1. Finite Element Modeling and Analysis: FEA of Curved Beams, Plates and Shells, various infrastructures like Dam, Transmission line Tower, Bridges, Tunnels etc. Usage of Commercial FE software like ANSYS, ABAQUS, STAAD pro etc.
    2. Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering: Seismic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete and Steel Structures, Seismic Load Estimation, Soil Structure Interaction, Advance analyses like Response Spectrum Analysis (RSA), Time History Analysis (THA), Nonlinear Time History Analysis (NTHA), Pushover Analysis, Incremental Dynamic Analysis (IDA)
    3. Analysis and Design: Design of High Rise Structures, Industrial Buildings, Prestressed Concrete Skewed bridges; Stability of Structures etc.

2. Equipments

List of Equipments:

  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory

Name of Instrument

Quantity

Jar Test (6 sample Stirrers)

1

Double Distillation Unit

1

Silica desiccators

3

Step Distillation

1

Imhoff Cone

1

Conductivity Meter

1

Vacuum Pump

1

Electronic Balance

2

Digital Oven

2

Digital pH meter

1

Digestion Apparatus

2

Respirable Dust Sampler

1

Spectrophotometer

1

Autoclave

1

Muffle Furnace

1

Multi-parametric Equipment

1

BOD Incubator

1

COD reactor

1

Turbidity Meter

1

High Precision Water Bath

1

Nitrogen Gas Cylinder

1

COD Digestion Apparatus

1

 

  • Highway Engineering Laboratory

S.No

Description Of The Equipment Available

1.

Ductility testing machine, electrically operated

2.

Thermometers of various ranges

3.

Los angles Abrasion testing machine,  IS 2386 Part IV, ASTM C 131, AASHTO T96

4.

Aggregate crushing value apparatus 7.5 cm, 15cm & 30cm

5.

Aggregate impact tester IS 2386(IV) Automatic blow counter

6.

Laboratory CBR App motorized IS 9669, IS 2720 (Part XVI) 1979. “Aimil”

7.

Penetration piston, Face 50 mm. dia. With adjustable bracket for penetration dial gauge

8.

Thickness( flakiness ) gauge, ISI mark, IS 2386 (Part I)

9.

Length( elongation) gauge, ISI mark

10.

Flash point closed Pensky mortens Apparatus, IS 1209, IS 1448 with NPL certificate

11.

Ring ball apparatus, electrically heated , IS 1205

12.

Marshall Test(Digital )

13.

Benkelman Beam

14.

Serological   Temperature  controlled    water  bath  with  stirrer & digital  temperature  controller  cum  indicator

15.

 Electrically  operated Bitumen  Extractor

 

  • Hydraulic Engineering  Laboratory
S. No. Description 0f The Equipment Available

1.

Bernoulli’s Theorem Apparatus

2.

Apparatus for  Reynolds’ Experiment

3.

Apparatus for Determining of Minor Losses in Pipe & Pipe Fittings

4.

Venturimeter Test Rig

5.

Orifice Meter Test Rig

6.

Apparatus for Conducting Orifice Experiments

7.

Triangular Notch Tank Apparatus

8.

Rectangular Notch Tank Apparatus

9.

Pipe Friction Apparatus

10.

Pitot Tube Apparatus  for Velocity Distribution

11.

Impact of Jet Apparatus

12.

Metacentric Height Apparatus

13.

Centrifugal Pump Test rig

 

  • Concrete Technology Laboratory Equipments
  1. Computerized Universal Testing Machine (UTM), Cap-1000 kN
  2. Compression Testing Machine (CTM), Cap-2000 kN
  3. Rebound hammer
  4. Compaction Factor Test apparatus
  5. Concrete Flow Table
  6. Slump test apparatus
  7. Briquette testing machines
  8. Air permeability apparatus
  9. Vicat’s needle apparatus
  10.  Le-Chatelier apparatus
  11. Flexure Testing Machine (Third Point loading)
  12. Drum Mixer
  13. Marsh Cone Apparatus
  14. Vibrating Table
  15. Cement Autoclave
  16. Accelerated Curing Tank
  17. Digital Hot Air Oven

Research Areas: High Performance concrete, high strength concrete, Fracture energy, Reactive powder concrete, Fibre reinforced concrete, Pervious concrete, Self compacting concrete, Mechanical behavior of short circular column confined with welded wire mesh, Mechanical behavior of under reinforced beam confined with welded wire mesh etc.

  • Workshop Technology Laboratory Equipments
  1. Centre Lathe, Size – 4.5 ft. with necessary accessories. (Gear Driven)
  2. Horizontal and Vertical Milling machine with all accessories.
  3. Circular Saw
  4. All carpentry tools with bench vice for wood working joints.
  5. Electric arc welding machine.
  6. Table Drilling Machine with all standard accessories (12.5 mm)
  7. Hand Drill with all accessories.
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Geology lab(CE)
S No. Name of Equipments No. of Equipments
1 Liquid limit device 6
2 Sand pouring cylinder 3
3 Direct shear apparatus 2
4 Field density kit 4
5 Compaction  mould 3
6  Compaction mould heavy wt. 2
7 Compaction rammer light 2
8 Core cutter 4
9 Auger outfit 2
10 Standard penetration test 1
11 Electronic balance 1
12 shrinkage limit apparatus set 5
13 Sampling tube 12
14 Sample extractor 1
15 High speed stirrer  1
16 Pan balance 1
17 oven 2
18 Moisture content container  75
19 Vacuum desiccators  1
20 Magnetic base 5
21 Dial gauge 7
22 Wire saw 1
23 Vane shear apparatus 3
24 Consolidation apparatus  6
25 Swell test apparatus 1
26 Permeability app.(Falling and variable head) 1 each
27 Standard test sieve 34
28 Hydrometer 3
30 Triaxial shear test app. 1
31 Constant pressure system oil water type 1
32 Unconfined compressive strength test 1
33 pycnometer 4
34 Electronic display kit 2
35 DCPT 1
36 Straight edge 3
37 Hydraulic sample ejector 1
38 Mineral Boxes 10
39 Geologic models 13

 

3. Test Facilities

A: TEST ON AGGREGATES

  1.   Specific gravity of aggregates.
  2.   Water absorption of aggregates.
  3.   Los Angle’s abrasion test.
  4.   Impact test on Road aggregate.
  5.   Aggregate crushing value.
  6.   Weathering test for 10 cycles.( Sodium / Magnesium Sulphates)
  7.   Flakiness and Elongation Index.

B. TEST ON BITUMEN

  1.   Penetration test on Bitumen.
  2.   Softening point.
  3.   Ductility Test.
  4.   Flash and Fire point test.
  5.   Viscosity test.
    • TRIP TO BITUMINOUS MIX PLANT

C. TEST ON BITUMEN MIXES

  1.   Marshall Test
  2.   Marshall test with rubber aggregates
  3.   Mix properties  ( Gradation and bitumen content)

D. ADVANCE TEST

  1.   CBR test of soil.
  2.   CBR value of aggregates.
  3.   Benkelman Beam test for overlay thickness.
  4.   Laying of a model pavement and testing its characteristics.
  5.   Reaction time of driver. (PIEV theory)
  6.   Dry and wet Attrition test on aggregate.

E. COMPUTER ORIENTED EXPERIMENTS

  1. Simulation of waiting time.
  2. Overlay design based on computer program.
  3. Thickness of individual layer design from the given parameters.
  4. Shortest test path for a traffic network
  5. Chart preparation for Speed Vs Radius of highway design.