Concrete Technology Lab:
The main focus of this laboratory to incorporate the methodologies and experiments to determine the properties of 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 cubes, cement concrete and bricks, tensile test on HYSD steel bars, bending and flexural strength on concrete prisms and non destructive test on concrete. This enables the students to work out various grades of mix. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the practical applications of theoretical concepts learned in the subject.
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. This Lab will enable the students to interpret the suitability of these materials for construction of Pavements & Road works.
Geotechnical Engineering Lab:
The main aim of this laboratory is to give broad idea and methods to determine the various physical and engineering properties of soil which are required for Sub structural design in 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. In this lab both laboratory and in-situ experiments can be conducted to make the students to get better understanding of theoretical concepts learned in the course Geotechnical Engineering.
Fluid Mechanics (Hydraulics) & Machinery Lab:
The expected outcome 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 also helps the students to get better understanding of the theoretical concepts learned in the subjects fluid mechanics and hydraulic machinery.
Engineering Geology Lab:
The main objective of this laboratory is to make the students to study about various geologic factors that affect the civil engineering structures and to observe the physical properties of minerals and rocks. Geological formations like strike and dip of the bedding planes can also be carried out. This laboratory course will help the students to understand about the structural failures(like faults, folds & Joints), geological conditions and location of ground water etc.
The key objective of this laboratory is to expertise the students in measuring distances, angles, reduced levels and setting out works. The experiments include determination of distances using chain and tape, reduced levels and contours using dumpy levels, bearing of lines using prismatic compasses, horizontal and vertical angles using Theodolites and graphical method using plane tables. Use of modern equipment like total station will also be demonstrated to help the students in better understanding of theoretical concepts learned in the subject surveying.
Strength of Materials Lab:
The main focus & objective of this laboratory is to determine the behaviour of various materials under different loading conditions. The experiments include determination of hardness, toughness properties of mild steel specimens, torsional test on steel bars, tensile & elongation tests on HYSD bars etc.
Environmental Engineering Lab:
The objective of this laboratory is to determine the quality characteristics and other parameters of waste water. The experiments include the determination of pH, turbidity, conductivity, and impurities in water and BOD, DO and COD of waste water. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course of Environmental engineering I & II.
Applied Mechanics Lab:
The main objective of this Laboratory is to study the response of bodies (solids and fluids) or systems of bodies subjected to external forces. This lab course introduces the fundamentals of statics in engineering, which are prerequisites for further study of advanced mechanics. The experiments include the verification of Polygon law of forces, determination of coefficient of friction, reactions of a simply supported beams etc.