Concrete Technology Lab
The objective of concrete laboratory is to determine the physical properties of building construction materials like cement, fine and coarse aggregate, steel, wood, and strength characteristics of cement mortar, plain cement concrete and reinforced cement concrete. The tests include determination of specific gravity, fineness, normal consistency, setting times, workability and soundness of cement, fineness modulus of fine and coarse aggregate, strength of cement mortar, cement concrete and bricks, tensile test on steel rods, bending and flexural strength on concrete, bending test on wood, and non destructive test on concrete. The students will be able to infer the suitability of these materials for construction. They can design the mix, make the specimens and test the same for the strength for comparison with design strength. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course building materials and concrete technology.
Transportation Engineering Lab
The objective of transportation engineering laboratory is to determine the properties of coarse aggregates and bitumen. Experiments include tests for impact, abrasion, attrition test and crushing strength for coarse aggregate and tests for penetration, ductility, viscosity, softening point and flash and fire point for bitumen. The students will be able to infer the suitability of these materials for construction of road. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course transportation engineering.
The objective of Geo-technical Engineering laboratory is to determine the physical and engineering properties of soil which are required for suitable design of foundations for any structure. Physical properties include specific gravity, moisture content, density and consistency limits namely, liquid, plastic and shrinkage limits of soil. The engineering properties include permeability, consolidation, compressibility, shear strength and bearing capacity of soil. By evaluating the properties of soil in the laboratory, students will be able to relate the concepts studied in the relevant theory course. Also students can utilize the knowledge of both theory and practical in the field application to real problems. In this laboratory both laboratory and in-situ experiments can be conducted. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course Geotechnical Engineering.
Fluid Mechanics (Hydraulics) & Machinery Lab
The objective of this laboratory is to determine the various parameters related to fluid flow in pipes and in open channels and to study the characteristics of pumps and turbines. The experiments include determination of friction factor, minor loss coefficients, and coefficient of discharge of constriction meters, orifices, mouth pieces, notches and weirs, characteristics of flow profiles and hydraulic jump and characteristics of pumps and turbines and verification of momentum theorem. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the courses fluid mechanics and open channel flow and hydraulic machinery.
Engineering Geology Lab
The objective of this laboratory is to study the geologic factors that affect the location, design, construction, operation and maintenance of different civil engineering structures. In this laboratory, physical properties of minerals and rocks, geological properties like strike and dip of the bedding planes and study of different maps can be carried out. The basic ideas, learned about the geological conditions in a location will enable the students for proper design of foundations, location of ground water and design of structures for earthquake resistance. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course engineering geology.
The objective of this laboratory is to learn about measurement of distances, angles, reduced levels and setting out works. The experiments include determination of distances using chain and tape, reduced levels and contours using level, bearing of lines using compass, horizontal and vertical angles using Theodolite and graphical method using plane table. Use of modern equipment like total station will be demonstrated. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course surveying.
Strength of Materials Lab
The objective of strength of materials laboratory is to determine the forces, stresses, deflections and behavior of various structural members like beams, columns, arches, trusses and frames when subjected to different types of loadings. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the courses strength of materials I & II and structural analysis I & II.
Water & Waste - Water Engineering Lab
The objective of this laboratory is to determine the qualities of water and waste water, quality of air and noise characteristics. The experiments include the determination of pH, turbidity, conductivity, and impurities in water and BOD, DO and COD of waste water and pollution level of air and noise. The highlight of this laboratory is the spectrophotometer and high volume sampler. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course of water & wastewater engineering.
Advanced Structural Engineering Lab
The Structural Engineering Laboratory facilitates productive innovation and learning. The mainobjective ispromoting research in structural engineering.The student will be able to know the advanced methods in structural engineering like Strain measurements using Electrical resistance, Mix design of SCC, NDT tests, Behaviour of Structural Models under Dynamic Loading, Buckling load Calculation using South well plot, Repairing techniques of Reinforced concrete beams.
The Computer aided design Lab provides an environment to the students of Civil engineering an automated way of designing and drafting the structures. The lab Providesadvanced computers with high speed internet. Numerous software’s are available which facilitates the numerical work of various calculations and estimations. The software’s provide inbuilt tools for analysis and design of structures, drawing of structures, construction management, design of foundations, water resources, transportation and environmental management, remote sensing and Geographical information System (GIS) application. Software’s like CAD, STADD PRO, STRUDS, REVIT, ARC GIS, QGIS, ANSYS, 3DS Max, ETABS etc provide a platform for civil engineering innovations by the students.