Concrete and Highway Engineering Lab

Lab In-charge

Mr. S. Karthik Raja. M.E
Assistant Professor


LIST OF EXPERIMENTS

TESTS ON FRESH CONCRETE

  1. Slump cone test
  2. Flow table
  3. Compaction factor
  4. Vee bee test.

TESTS ON HARDENED CONCRETE

  1. Compressive strength – Cube & Cylinder
  2. Flexure test
  3. Modulus of Elasticity

TESTS ON AGGREGATES

  1. Specific Gravity
  2. Gradation of Aggregate
  3. Crushing Strength
  4. Abrasion Value
  5. Impact Value
  6. Water Absorption
  7. Flakiness and Elongation Indices

TESTS ON BITUMEN
  1. Penetration
  2. Softening Point
  3. Ductility
  4. Flash and fire points.
  5. Viscosity

TESTS ON BITUMINOUS MIXES

  1. Determination of Binder Content
  2. Marshall Stability and Flow values
  3. Density

BEYOND THE SYLLABUS:

  1. Determination of soundness of cement by Le-chatlier method

LIST OF MAJOR EQUIPMENTS:

  1. Concrete cube moulds
  2. Concrete cylinder moulds
  3. Concrete Prism moulds
  4. Sieves ( CA, FA )
  5. Concrete Mixer
  6. Slump cone
  7. Flow table
  8. Vibrator
  9. Trovels and planers
  10. UTM – 400 kN capacity (CTM- 40 Tonnes)
  11. Vee Bee Consistometer
  12. Aggregate impact testing machine
  13. CBR Apparatus
  14. Blains Apparatus
  15. Los – Angeles abrasion testing machine
  16. Marshall Stability Apparatus