Academic Research - Civil Engineering

Research Facilities

Sl. No.FacilityDescription
1Compression Testing Machine (200T)To determine the compressive strength of concrete and construction materials.
2Vicat ApparatusTo determine the setting time of cement (Initial and final).
3ConsistometerTo determine the slump value of concrete.
4Electrical Strain GaugeUsed for measuring strains.
5Testing Frame 100 TUsed for testing various structural elements.
6Rebound HammerUsed for Non Destructive testing of concrete to determine strength.
7Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Tester (TICO)Used for Non Destructive testing of concrete for quality checking.
8CompressometerTo determine the modulus of elasticity of concrete.
9Concrete Permeability ApparatusTo determine the permeability of concrete.
10Flow Table To determine the workability of concrete.
11Air Entrainment MeterTo determine the penetration of air into the concrete.
12Length ComparatorFor measuring the shrinkage of concrete specimens.
13L Box, U Box, V Funnel, Fallibility BoxFlow ability of self compacting concrete.
14Environmental Chamber for Plastic Shrinkage TestTo determine the shrinkage property of concrete.
15U V Visible Spectro PhotometerThe equipment is used to analyse the water quality by the process of absorbance. Trace elements in water can be determined using this equipment.
16Universal Testing Machine (40T)Compression, Tension and Flexural test may be conducted for an Ultimate load below 40T.
17Electronic Universal Testing Machine (100T)Accurate readings for compression, tension and flexural test may be obtained for ultimate load below 100T.
18Compression Testing Machine (50T)Compression, Tension and Flexural test may be conducted for an Ultimate load below 40T.
19Plate bearing test apparatusField test carried out to find SBC of soil.
20SPT test apparutusField test carried out to find SBC of soil.
21Swell Pressure TestLab test used to find out the swell pressure value of soil and its behaviour.
22Loading Frame MotorizedIt is used in Plate bearing test which is used for applying load to the plate (test).
23Waterproof Cyber Scan Ion AnalyserUsed for testing the sensitive water quality parameters at the field.
24Auto Shrink Set (According to ASTM C 1698-09)To determine autogenous shrinkage for cement paste as well as cement mortar