Research Facilities

Direct shear apparatus

Equipment Capabilities

Soil Shear Strength of soil

Specifications

Horizontal & vertical Displacement Measurable with sensitive dial gauges attached.Uniform loading can be maintained with help of electirc motor. Useful for testing both sandy soils & Clayey soils under Drained and Undrained conditions matching the field. Shear Parameters of Cohesion and angle of internal friction of soil sample can be obtained when the undisturbed samples collected at the site for testing.

Laboratory

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

CBR mould complete setup

Equipment Capabilities

Pavement Design

Specifications

Capable of testing of Soils in Soaking & Non Soaking Conditions for pavement. Subgrade reaction for the samples are obtained by the loading with plunger size of 5cm for field compacted samples. Vertical displacements measurable with sensitive dial gauges of 0.01 mm accuracy attached. Both Electrical & Manual operation mode. Both Light & Heavy Compaction can be adopted manually.

Laboratory

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

Aim 038 Infra red moisture meter

Equipment Capabilities

Index Properties of Soils

Specifications

Rapid and accurate determination of the moisture content of a wide variety of soil and other materials also.Equiped with Infrared radiation, Moisture measurement is possible in 10 minutes. Graduations are analogue type- adjustable, & Portable equipment.

Laboratory

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

Triaxial testing machine

Equipment Capabilities

Make: Life Care Equipments, ENUP-500A

Specifications

Fully Digitalised advanced Testing equipment. Capable of testing both sandy soils & Clayey soils under Drained and Undrained conditions matching the field. Shear Parameters of Cohesion and angle of internal friction of soil sample can be obtained when the undisturbed samples collected at the site. Cell Pressure maintaining & measurable setup with oil & water. Volume change of soil during consolidation stage can be measured.

Laboratory

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

Modified consolidation single gang apparatus

Equipment Capabilities

Compresibility characteristics of soils

Specifications

One dimensional Consolidation testing apparatus with water reservoir attached- Analogue type. Vertical displacement measurable with sensitive dial gauges of 0.01 mm.Fixed ring type of consolidometer (Odeometer) cell assembly for 50 mm dia x 20 mm thick specimens complete with fixed ring guide ring, pair or porous stones, perforated pressure pad, channelled base, gasket and flanged water jacket. Capable of measuring Preconsolidation pressure & Coefficient of consolidation.

Laboratory

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

Permeability Apparatus

Equipment Capabilities

Seepage characteristics of soils

Specifications

NA

Laboratory

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

Swell pressure Apparatus

Equipment Capabilities

Swelling characteristics of soils

Specifications

Capable of measuring the swell pressure exerted by clayey soil samples towards the foundation structures. Highly swelling nature expansive soils can be used for test. Isolated setup for undisturbance during test.1 litre volume mould as sample holder, with seating drive applicable. Vertical displacement through sensitive dial gauges of 0.01mm accuracy attached

Laboratory

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

Total Station

Equipment Capabilities

locating of points on field with respect to local coordinates, contours, area and volume of reservoirs.calculating volume of soil heave and difference in levels

Specifications

"Make : Leica Model : TS O6 Plus 5 Digital Input/Output : 8 Digital I/O MODE: prism and non prism RANGE: 150 m without prism and 3.6 km with prism KEY: Alpha numeric and function keys on both sides. CONNECTIVITY: Bluetooth and USB Port"

Laboratory

Survey Lab

Total Station

Equipment Capabilities

locating of points on field with respect to local and global coordinates. Output files can be taken as MS-word,Excel files for contours, area and volume for different terrains and difference in levels.

Specifications

"Make : Leica Model : TS 11 Digital Input/Output : 8 Digital I/O with microsoft windows 7 MODE: prism and non prism RANGE: 300 m without prism and 4.6 km with prism KEY: Touch screen with colour display.Alpha numeric and function keys on both sides. CONNECTIVITY: Bluetooth and USB Port. can be connected to GPS."

Laboratory

Survey Lab